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Henry "Hank" R. Dawson

June 1, 1932 — January 9, 2017

Henry "Hank" R. Dawson



Henry R. “Hank”, beloved husband of Nancy (nee Hicks) Dawson. The most fun loving and dependable dad you could wish for and he will be greatly missed by Gary (Maria) Dawson, April (Steve) Postel, Jeff (Erika) Dawson and Ruth Dawson (David Glessner). Loving stepfather of Charles (Sandy) Hicks, Stephanie Janke, Allison Colobért and Eric (Lynn) Hicks. Hank was also a very loving grandfather to Chris (Rachael) Riesenberg, Cindy & Richy Glessner, Kenneth, Shaquille & Mikayle Thomas, Emily & Alex Janke, Avery & Andrea Colobért, Tyler, Jason, Ian & Collin Hicks, and the love of his life, his great granddaughter Sofia Riesenberg. Hank was also a very loving and dedicated stepfather and grandfather to the Corsmeier family. Hank had 7 siblings and is survived by one brother, Dewey (Jack) Dawson.

Hank grew up in Cincinnati before retiring to Naples. He had an honorable discharge from the United States Air Force, retired from the United States Postal Service after having worked there thirty plus years and Northwest School District as a bus driver.

Some of the best times we had with our dad was going to the Harvest Home Parade every September, it was a blast hearing “Hank” yelled out by almost everyone in the parade. He will be greatly missed by many.

Monday, January 9, 2017 in Naples, FL at the age of 84.

Visitation 5 PM Thursday, followed by a 7 PM Memorial Blessing Service at the Dalbert, Woodruff & Isenogle Funeral Home, 2880 Boudinot Ave., 45238.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Vitas Hospice, 4980 N. Tamiami Trl, Ste. #102, Naples, Florida 34103. 

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Past Services

Memorial Visitation

Thursday, January 19, 2017

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Our Lady of the Visitation

3172 South Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45248

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