Almont Dawson, Jr., age 83, of Herndon, KY, born February 26, 1929 in Roaring Springs, KY, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at his home in Herndon, KY. Mr. Dawson was a farmer, a member of Roaring Springs Christian Church where he served as a Elder and was a member of the Christian Coutny Gideon Camp. He was survived by: Wife - Doris Dawson, Herndon, KY, Two Sons- Bobby Dunbar, Hopkinsville, KY, Bruce Dunbar, Hopkinsville, KY, Two Daughters & Sons-In-Law- Teresa & Jimmy Burks, Hopkinsville, KY, Sherry & Mike Allen, Herndon, KY, One Brother - Charles Dawson, Herndon, KY, Two Sisters-Mary Agnes Gaylord, Greenville, NC, Betsy Wall, Hopkinsville, KY, also surviving are Nine Grandchildren, Two Step Grandchildren, Two Great Grandchildren & Four Step Great Grandchldren. He was preceded in death by: Father - Almont Dawson, Sr., Mother - Agnes Dawson, One Sister & Brother-In-Law- Louise & Tinsley Thomas.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. -P.O. Box 2050 Cadiz, KY 42211-031 in Cadiz, KY. The family will receive frends from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM Thursday, August 2, 2012 at Roaring Springs Christian Church in Trigg Co., KY. Funeral Service will be at Roaring Springs Christian Church at 11:30 AM Thursday, August 2, 2012 with the Reverend Jim Hazelrigg officiating. Burial will follow at Dawson Family Cemetery in Herndon, KY. Memorial Contributions can be made to: Gideons International, PO Box 65, Cadiz, KY 42211 or the Roaring Springs Christian Church, 228 Military Road, Lafayette, KY 42254.