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Darion Anthony Dawson

February 28, 1954 ~ July 13, 2021 (age 67)


Mr. Darion Anthony Dawson, Sr., age 67, of Port St. Joe, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at the Sacred Heart Bay Medical Center, Panama City, Florida.

Mr. Dawson was born on February 28, 1954 in Port St. Joe, Florida to Leroy and Theresa Shackelford Dawson.

Mr. Dawson leaves to cherish his memories to his wife of 48 beautiful years, Gwendolyn Gathers Dawson. His sons: Darion (Chasity) Dawson, Jr., Terrance Dawson and Tyrone (Devan) Dawson. Daughters: Shirley (Ricky) Larry, Shareka (Ronald) Gainer, Fanequa Larry, ShaQuize Dawson and Brenda (Tyrone) Hamilton. Eighteen grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. Three sisters: Helen (Herman) Baker, Pastor Shirley (Apostle Johnny) Jenkins and Beverly Maddox. One uncle: James (Vera) Shackelford. Two aunts: Verdale Shackelford and Exie Shackelford. Two goddaughters: Dray Sims, Tanean Malone and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

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 Service Program


Walk Through ONLY Viewing
July 23, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thompson Temple First Born Church-Port St. Joe
228 Avenue E
Port St. Joe, FL 32456

Celebration of Life
July 24, 2021

1:00 PM
Port St. Joe High School-Marion Craig Coliseum (The Dome)
100 Shark Drive
Port St. Joe, FL 32456

Concluding Service
July 24, 2021

3:00 PM
Forest Hill Cemetery
673 Twine Drive
Port St Joe, FL 32456

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