Sunday, March 25, 2012

Gregory Allen Dawson Sr.

Gregory Allen Dawson Sr. went home to be with the lord on March 25, 2012, surrounded by family and friends. Gregory was born to the union of Joe and Alvalone Dawson on November 25, 1960, in Racine, WI, the youngest of nine children. He accepted Christ at an early age and joined Greater St. Luke's Baptist Church under leadership of the late Reverend E.E. Woods and continued his faith in God until his death.

He was employed as a driver at the Charter Bus Company. He attended Racine public schools, and was a graduate of Park High School, Class of '78. His hobbies included restoring old collector cars, and being around his family and friends.
Gregory leaves to cherish the memory of his life his mother, Alvalone Dawson; his children, Takeisha, Shareka, Greg Jr, Julius and Florence Shanea; 13 grandchildren, Quayshawn, Charmaine, Kwalah, Kwayah, J'Veion, Jerrion, Cimayah, Jazmine, Ra'Janae, Nahsire, Jamarrion, Aderria and Da'Ryiah. He is survived by his children's mothers, Darlene Billups and Charlene Wilson. He is also survived by four brothers, Calvin (Carmen), Austin (Marie) Dawson, Donald and Timmy (Missy) Churchwell; three sisters, JoAnn (Charles) Scales, Lenora Lambright and Jessie (Henry) Riddle; and a host of nieces nephews, cousins, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father; Joe N; daughter, Toni; three brothers, Jersey, Jerry and Nate; maternal grandparents, Thomas and Florence Payne; paternal grandparents, Jim and Janie Dawson; uncles, aunts, niece, nephews and special friends Judy Williams and Dwight Lambright.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at 11 a.m., at Greater St. Luke’s Baptist Church, 1326 State St., with Rev. Jesse Summerall and Rev. Lawrence Thompson officiating. Interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Monday at the funeral home from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. and Tuesday at the church from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m.

803 Main St., Racine   (262) 634-7888

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