Melvin Kendrick Dawson, 53, of Blountstown, Florida, passed away Monday, November 25, 2013, in Tallahassee, Florida.
Melvin was born in Blountstown June 30, 1960, to the late John and Roxie Mae (Dudley) Dawson, Sr. He worked as a logger for many years and also worked in the lawn care business. He accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior at an early age and became a member of Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Grand Ridge, Florida.
Survivors include Brenda Dawson, his loving wife of twenty-three years; mother-in-law, Christelle Hill; son, Roy Hill and wife Kathy; two grandsons, Tyler and Braylan Hill, all of Blountstown; two brothers-in-law, Edward Hill and Tommy Hill of Blountstown; three sisters-in-law, Lois Holliday and husband Mancil, Cora Tucker and husband Morgan, and Christine Woods, all of Blountstown; four brothers, Calvin Dawson and wife, Dianne, of Grand Ridge, John Dawson Jr. and friend, Jennifer, of Sneads, Florida, Sammy Clayton and friend, Carolyn, of Port St. Joe, Florida, Michael Clayton and wife, Pearl, of Grand Ridge; two sisters, Cynthia Swain and husband, Sammy, of Lawton, Oklahoma, and Leslie Clayton of Grand Ridge; three daughters, Keisha Dawson of Two Egg, Florida, Alexis Dawson of Sneads, Bridgett Dawson of Grand Ridge; one great-grandson, Peyton Green, of Grand Ridge; four aunts, Annie Mae Dudley, Penny Dudley, Lizzie Simpson, and Beulah Bowers; a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins; and very special friends, Rick Johnson and Cheryl Wood.
The family will receive friends from 10:00-12:00, Saturday, December 7, at Adams Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow at 1:00 p.m. in Pine Memorial Cemetery.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements (phone 674-5449). You may offer the family condolences online at adamsfh.com.