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Bruce Ray Dawson, 83, passed away on Monday, February 26, 2018 after arrival at Baptist Health- Richmond. He was the husband of Patricia R. Dawson, for nearly 55 years.

Bruce was born on January 13, 1935 in Richmond, and was the son of Thomas Edward and Sylvia Grimes Dawson, both of whom preceded him in death. He was a graduate of Model Laboratory School and had retired from Kentucky Utilities and LG&E. He was a member of First Christian Church, where he was a Deacon and former trustee, and was a life-time member of Madison Lodge #183, F. & A.M. Bruce served 8 years in the National Guard.

In addition to his wife, Pat, he is survived by: one son, Thomas Edward Dawson (Leah), of Louisville; one daughter, Regina Ingram (Bev), of Richmond; one granddaughter, Juliet Marie Dawson; one twin sister, Joan Dawson Dopp, of Paradise Valley, AZ; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Bruce Dawson will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 2, 2018 at First Christian Church, with Rev. Mark Condrey officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service on Friday at the church.

Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Condolences may be expressed at www.orpfh.com .
Published on February 26, 2018
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