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Carl "Bruce" Bruce Dawson
Date of Death: January 8, 2019
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Burnt Factory United Methodist Church
1943 Jordan Springs Road
Stephenson, VA 22656
Saturday 1/26
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In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in memory of Bruce may be made to the Burnt Factory United Methodist Church Building Fund, P O. Box 399, Stephenson, VA 22656

Carl “Bruce” Dawson, Jr. It is with great sadness that his family announces the passing of Carl Bruce Dawson, Jr., 80, of Winchester, Virginia, on Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 at Winchester Medical Center. Bruce was born in St. Louis, Missouri on March 27th, 1938. He was the son of the late Carl Bruce Dawson, Sr. …
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Carol Lefevre left a message on January 28, 2019:
Dear Pat, I am so sorry for your loss. I had no idea about his passing until I saw a letter in the Star today. You and Bruce were so welcoming when I moved to Winchester. If there is anything I can do for you in the weeks and months ahead, please just call or come over for a glass of wine.
Patsy Stainback left a message on January 20, 2019:
Our prayers are with your family. Know that peace will come.
Manuel Rodriguez left a message on January 18, 2019:
On behalf of myself and CareerBuilder, our condolences to the Dawson family. We only knew Bruce for a short time, but sincerely enjoyed working with him. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
Christov & Shawn Ashton left a message on January 16, 2019:
Dearest Pat, we are so sorry for your loss of Bruce. It has been a pleasure knowing you and him. You will be in our thoughts and prayers!!
Bob Yancey left a message on January 15, 2019:
Sorry for your loss
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Teresa North left a message on January 15, 2019:
Pat my sincerest sympathy to you and all your family. My heart is sadden by this news. A wonderful man that always brightened my day when he cam in. I will forever treasure the little truck he made for me. I have it proudly displayed in my office. I will be praying for you in the days and weeks ahead.
Bob and Julie Read left a message on January 14, 2019:
Bruce and family have been our best friends since arriving in Winchester in 1974. Our families spent many activities and meals together. Bruce always had a solution to machine problems in his well stocked shop. Our most recent project may never get done. I hold great respect for all the Dawsons and will continue that relationship. Julie and I deeply grieve at the passing of a wonderful person that played a central roll in our family. Smooth skiing Blue Bunny.
Donald Abrell left a message on January 14, 2019:
Dear Patti Belle and Family, Our hearts and prayers are with you and family at this time. We have many fond memories of Bruce that we will cherish forever. We always enjoyed being with both of you, so much fun. Our consolation is that Bruce is enjoying a new life with our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, forever young, free of all earthly cares for eternity. Although there are tears of sadness on this shore, on the other shore there are tears of joy as Bruce is reunited with all his friends and family that have gone on before. In due time with God's grace we will join him in great reunion. Donald and Sandy Abrell
Barbara Taylor left a message on January 14, 2019:
My deepest condolences to the entire Dawson family. In the past year I’ve had the pleasure to have many conversations with Mr. Dawson. He was proud to show me his office with his many treasures and I stood in awe of his talent. I would walk up to his office from time to time and he would show me his latest project which was normally something special for his beautiful wife. He was talented with his hands and with his heart and words. He was always kind to me and he will be missed by many. Sending prayers and hugs.
Deloris Hausenfluck left a message on January 14, 2019:
To the Dawson family, Bruce was a supervisor of mine when I worked at O'Sullivan in the 80's and 90's. I could not asked for a better boss. He was fair, kind, gentle and as long as you did your job that was all he asked. He was a good mentor. We flew together to Detroit one time with Bill Radle, Jan Knorr, Jim Lantz and several other. He was the same when he traveled to places to discuss business as he was in the office. A gentle man with a gentle smile. I got to know his three sons and wife Pat. And NW Works was his baby. Years later as I went to NW Works for napkins to be printed he was still very much involved. God just got an engineer ANGEL. May God hold each of you in the palm of his hand during the days ahead.
Pat and Allen Houck left a message on January 13, 2019:
Our sincere sympathy is expressed to Pat, Jeff, Cris, Scott and families. We met Bruce in 1979 when Allen and I moved to Winchester, with Allen beginning employment at O’Sullivan. Bruce was Allen’s boss and no one could ever ask for a better one. The friendship we both enjoyed with him, the kindness he always showed us will forever be remembered and treasured. As so beautifully stated in his obituary and proved by the life he lived, Bruce was, indeed, a remarkable man. As I write this the words of Micah from the Old Testament come to mind. Micah 6:8 “ He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.” Bruce did that. Our lives have been enriched by his friendship and we are grateful.
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