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SFC (Retired) Clifford B. Dawson
Augusta, GA.—SFC (Retired) Clifford B. Dawson, entered into rest Saturday, June 20, 2020, at his residence.
He was adored by his wife of 65 years, Mrs, Johnnie B. Dawson, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Graveside service will be 11:00 am, Thursday, July 2nd in Fort Jackson National Cemetery, 4170 Percival Road, Columbia, S.C., with full Military Honors. The family will receive friends Wednesday, July 1st, from 3 to 6 pm, at Kinsey & Walton Funeral Home, 3618 Peach Orchard Road. (706) 790-8858
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle from Jun. 27 to Jun. 28, 2020.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
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Graveside service
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MEMORIES & CONDOLENCES
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17 entries
July 2, 2020
Rest in peace Mr.Dawson
Luther Smalls
Friend
July 1, 2020
to you & your family Donna
Carla Mercer
Friend
June 28, 2020
Donna
Sending you our love and deepest sympathy during this difficult time..Continuous prayers for you and your family..
Love you!
Beverly & George Griffin Jr
Friend
June 28, 2020
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Phoebe Davis
June 28, 2020
I worked with Mr. Dawson from 1983-1987. Our deepest sympathy to Mrs. Dawson and family.
Art and Bea Sanders
Coworker
June 28, 2020
I have cried for the lonely and Ive cried for the lost. However, I will not cry for the Dawson Family because youve already been blessed beyond words. May God continue to bless each of you as the days go by.
Solomon Thomas
Friend
June 28, 2020
Someone once told me that the healing process begins when you think of someone and the thought of them brings a smile to your face and warmth to your heart. What a beautiful blessing to have parents be a part of your life, for so long. To the Dawson Household, I have a feeling youll be doing a lot of smiling. May God bless each and everyone of you.
Solomon Thomas
Friend
June 28, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Joanna McKinney
Friend
June 28, 2020
He was a kind and funny man. Always enjoyed talking with him when I would come to our yearly TCC club event. May he rest among the Angels. SFC (Retired) Walk
Lutherina R Walk
Acquaintance
June 28, 2020
Although no words of sympathy can ease the loss you bear, Still, may you find some comfort knowing others truly care.
SGM(R) James & Sarah J. Thomas Jr.,
Friend
June 28, 2020
Greetings Mrs. Johnnie Dawson and Children:

Our homeboy Mr. Clifford Dawson, was a man who gave his all to his wife, family and his country, the United States of America, where he served as solider acquiring the rank of SFC in the U.S. Army. Upon moving to Augusta in 1977, Mr. Dawson and his family were among the first Susie and I met. They welcomed and embraced our family as if we were among theirs, with open and with brotherly love. My homeboy was a Godly man who loved the Lord and his family immensely. For those who knew him were well aware that if he said something meaningful and productive, it resonated life EF Hutton. When Mr. Dawson spoke, people had to listen. Why? Because he spoke truth to power in a kind and loving way. His pride and joy throughout his wonderful life was his lovely and adorable wife Johnnie, and everyone of his beautiful children, grandchildren, great-
grand children, all who became his acquaintance. From a historical perspective, he knew from memory every member of his family, friends, military soldiers with dates, times, and years to verify his conversations. To all of his immediate family and friends, please remember his great legacy and significant contributions he gave to his family,church family, Army comrades, and to humanity. God works in mysterious ways and does not make mistakes. By choosing Mr. Clifford Dawson to join his heavenly kingdom was by no means a mistake. It was God saying to him "come home" my good and faithful servant, so I can give you rest. And, he will be forever received as a SFC in Heaven as God's photographic memory leader as a legendary life Historian among God's Angels and disciples. Homeboy from Demopolis, Alabama, we will miss you and your dynamic and meaningful conversations that helped me to become the husband and father I am today. We will not say goodbye, for we shall meet again under God's terms of endearment. Rest on my beloved brother, we love you, but God loves you best.

Eternal rest forevermore Mr. Dawson!

With deepest sympathy and condolences from the Smith family.

Dr. Charles J. & Susie M. Smith - Demopolis, Alabama & Augusta. Georgia.
Dr. & Mrs. Charles J. Smith, Sr. & Family
Friend
June 27, 2020
My Uncle was the epitome of a great man. I will miss him so much.
Victoria F Vinson
Family
June 27, 2020
Sending heartfelt sympathy to the Dawson family. So sorry for your loss. May Hid comfort you during your time of bereavement. God bless and keep, giving you the strength to push forward.✝
Lisa Exum Curtis
Friend
June 27, 2020
To the Dawson Family. Please accept our heartfelt condolences and prayers on the passing of Mr. Dawson. God saw the road of life was getting rough and had become too hard for Mr. Dawson to travel and called him home. Words are inadequate and there is nothing anyone can do to take away the pain or bring you peace in moments of sorrow. Though tears can never bring him back, we hope that our expressions of gratitude for the sacrifice he made will help ease your pain and sorrow. There are many in our military ranks who believe that for every fallen warrior hero like Mr. Dawson, there is a star shining brightly up above to remind us of the precious gift God has given to our Nation. Rest easy and sleep well our brother-in-arms. Know the line was held and your job is done. Rest easy and sleep well. Others have taken up where you fell and the line will be held. Rest in peace and farewell Comrade Clifford B. Dawson, SFC (Retired) United States Army. You are gone but never forgotten. CW4 (Ret) Albert Boudy and CSM (Ret) Linda Boudy
Albert & Linda Boudy
Served In Military Together
June 27, 2020
To the Family of Comrade Clifford Dawson, SFC (Retired) United States Army. It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Comrade Dawson. On behalf of the Department of Georgia Disabled American Veterans, please accept our heartfelt condolences. Words are never adequate in moments like these, and there is nothing anyone can say to ease the pain and sorrow you are experiencing. May God bless and comfort you during your time of bereavement. We hope that the love of family and friends will comfort and strengthen you in the days ahead. Always remember the joyous memories of the times you shared with Comrade Dawson. May these memories give you comfort for his life was rich because of you. Rest in peace Comrade Dawson and may your memory be a blessing to all of us who had the honor and privilege of knowing you. Albert Boudy, DAV State Chaplain
Albert Boudy
Served In Military Together
June 27, 2020
Sending condolences to the Dawson family. Remember the the awesome memories he has left with you.
Linda Walker
Friend
June 25, 2020
With Deepest Sympathy. May God surround you with his Love and Comfort you and give you Peace. Andre`and Willette Carter (Cousin Penny)
Willette Carter
Family
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