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Luther B. Dawson  

Of Burke, VA. Ben, a retired Lt. with the Fairfax County Fire Department, passed away on August 7, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Vicki L. Dawson; son, Vincent W. Dawson; daughter, Jennifer Smith; his sister, Dixie Dawson and Gayle Garcia. He also survived by his adoring granddaughters, Abigail Smith and Jordan Dawson. Ben was preceded in death by his son, Luther B. Dawson, Jr. and his parents, Horace and Margaret Dawson.
The family will receive friends at the Burke United Methodist Church, 6200 Burke Centre Parkway, Burke VA, 22015 on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. with a funeral service beginning at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at the Fairfax Memorial Park. Memorial contributions in Ben's name may be made to the Firefighters Fund of Fairfax County, P.O. Box 401, Fairfax, VA 22038-0401. For obituary and directions visit:

Published in The Washington Post on Aug. 12, 2018
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