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William "Buzz" Dawson


1951 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
William "Buzz" Dawson Obituary
William "Buzz" Dawson
Buzz, age 66, passed away peacefully at home on July 10, 2017, of complications due to Diabetes and later Kidney Failure. He was born on January 13, 1951 to William and Bernice Dawson in Hackensack, NJ. At age 5, Buzz and his family moved to Riverside, CA where he Graduated from Norte Vista High School in 1969. After graduation Buzz went on to work as a welder for Joor Bros in Corona, CA. In his late twenties he started his own Welding Shop "Built by Buzz". Over the next 35 years he designed and built a good majority of the beautiful ornamental iron fencing, gates and automated entry systems on homes and businesses in Riverside and surrounding cities. Buzz truly loved what he did, and this was reflected in the care, craftsmanship and unrivaled personal service that he provided. Buzz enjoyed recreation on the water, from jet skiing to fly fishing. He spent a lot of fun summers with the kids at the Colorado River, and took many fishing trips all around the US. Buzz married Jill Lukonnen in 1975. Their son William D. Dawson was born in 1977. Buzz was married to Vicki Rowbotham from 1987 to 2005. Their daughter Desirae D. Dawson was born in 1988. Buzz is survived by his children, William Dawson and his family. Desirae Lynn and her husband, Nick Lynn, and granddaughter Magnolia. His sister, Lorraine Carter, her husband, Ron Carter and children. Also, his sister Daryl Baron who was faithfully at his side during his times of need. Buzz made many many friends during his lifetime, all very near and dear to his heart. Services will be held at Harvest Christian Fellowship, 6115 Arlington Ave, Riverside, CA 92504, on Sepetmeber 9th at 11am. Entrusted by Arlington Mortuary (800) 275-464
Published in Press-Enterprise on July 27, 2017
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