Derrick Allen "Fester" Dawson

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DERRICK ALLEN "FESTER" DAWSON HANNA, IN FORMERLY OF KOUTS Derrick Allen "Fester" Dawson, 30, of Hanna, formerly of Kouts, passed away Sunday, February 28, 2010 at St. Mary's Hospital in Hobart. He was born July 16, 1979 in Knox, graduated from Kouts High School in 1997, attended Cornerstone Community Church and was currently enrolled at Purdue North Central. Derrick had been a deliveryman for Jimmy John's and J.J.'s Pizza Shack in Michigan City on his way up, but will be remembered by many as a member of the cast of local "Rocky Horror Picture Show" productions. His death followed his last performance in Hobart. Survivors include his parents: Kirby and Cheryl Dawson of Hanna; brother, Bryan Dawson of Hanna; grandparents: William and Kiko Dawson of Valparaiso and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by grandparents: Harold and Eileen Galbreath. A visitation will be held Tuesday from 4:00-7:00 PM at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso with cremation to follow. A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 11:00 AM at Cornerstone Community Church, 605 S. Maple St., Kouts, Pastors Jay Birky and Art Good officiating. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. MoellerFuenralHome.com

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Published in The Times on Mar. 1, 2010