Walter Ray Dawson

In Loving Memory of

Walter Ray Dawson

September 23, 1954 – July 8, 2015

Walt was born in Lebanon, Oregon to Allan and Alice Dawson. He spent his childhood in Oregon, primarily in Albany. He served in the United States Navy after high school then moved to the Kent/Covington area where his spent the remainder of his life.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and siblings Norris, Clifford, Lorraine, and Lewis.

He is survived by his sisters Barbara Manning, Marilyn Shelton, Thelma Smith, Jeanette Haight, Diane Hubbard, and Norma Dawson, and nephew and compadre Glenn Starkweather.

He also leaves behind many other nieces, nephews, and friends.