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Dr. Jerry Lucian Dawson

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WILLIAMSBURG - Dr. Jerry Lucian Dawson, 75, died on Monday, April 15, 2013 at his home in Williamsburg. He was born in Newport News and attended Hilton Elementary School. Jerry graduated from Warwick High School and earned his undergraduate degree from Randolph Macon College. After earning a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia, he served in the U.S. Veterinary Corps for two years. Dr. Dawson built a successful small animal practice in Newport News. After retiring from private practice, he was the Diagnostician/Laboratory Director for the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Elaine Dawson; three children, Jeff Dawson and his wife, Kay; Chris Dawson and his wife, Ellen Lundevall; and Jenny Lane and her husband, Randy; and four grandchildren, Emily Irene Dawson, Michael Jeffrey Dawson, Anna Grace Lane, and Dawson Conner Lane. The family will receive friends on Sunday, April 21, from 2:00-3:00 PM at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Rd, Williamsburg. A private service for the immediate family will be held at another time. The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the , 11835 Canon Blvd, Ste A102, Newport News, VA 23606 or the , 500 Plume St. East #110, Norfolk, VA 23510. Condolences may be registered online at www.nelsencares.com.
Published in Daily Press on Apr. 19, 2013
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