Wayne Ellsworth Dawson, 79, formerly of Kingwood, WV, died September 22, 2013 at Consulate Health Care of Williamsburg VA. He was born September 24, 1933 in Kingwood, a son of the late Ralpherd Ellsworth Dawson and the late Hester Millicent Lee Dawson.
Wayne was a graduate of Kingwood High School and attended West Virginia University until he was drafted into the U.S. Navy and stationed in Norfolk, VA. After Discharge in 1957, he married and moved to Northern Virginia where he worked for an electronics company until retirement. He later moved to Williamsburg VA.
Mr. Dawson is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Doris Williamson Dawson, one daughter, Janet Harney and husband Jim, and two grandchildren, Tyler Harney and Nicole Harney.
Wayne played trumpet in high school, and later sang in ìThe Methodtonesî quartet at Annandale United Methodist Church in Annandale, VA for 32 years. His musical talent was passed on to his daughter and grandchildren who sing and play several instruments.
A memorial service will be held at Bucktrout Funeral Home Chapel Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 2:00 pm.