J.C. Dawson


J.C. Dawson, 76, left his earthly body behind and entered into eternal life, peace, and joy on June 27, 2020 at home in Silsbee, TX. He left this earth peacefully with his wife and children by his side.

He was born in Timpson, TX on December 27, 1943 to the late Charles Chester Dawson, Sr and Mary Etta (McNies) Dawson. He was one of 8 children being born second to last and was the youngest son.

He met the love of his life, Neva Joyce (Adams) Dawson, in 1965 and they married on January 22, 1966 in Hurstown, TX. They treasured each other for over 54 years of marriage.

J.C. was a retired Construction Superintendent. He and Neva traveled and worked together all over the United States.

He accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior in 1977 and shortly thereafter accepted the Lord’s call to spread the love of Jesus and share the Word of God as a Full Gospel Minister.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, Poppy, Pop-Pop, and Uncle.

He is survived by:

Wife, Neva Joyce (Adams) Dawson of Silsbee, TX.

Son, Johnny L. Dawson and wife Delores of Brookeland, TX.
Son, Michael S. Dawson and wife Donna of Livingston, TX.

Daughter, Melissa J. Dawson and husband Kenny Whitt of Silsbee, TX.

Thirteen Grandchildren and twelve Great-Grandchildren.

Sister, Beatrice Stuard of Junction City, AR.
Sister, Dorothy Roe and husband Sam of Mauriceville, TX.

Mother-In-Law, Betty Adams of Nacogdoches, TX.

Sister-In-Law, Linda K. Adams of Houston, TX

A number of nieces, nephews, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings Charles Dawson, Jr., J.W. Dawson, J.P. Dawson, Juanita Riley, and Mary Lou Timmons. Father-In-Law John R. Adams. Brother-In-Law J.T. Adams.

A Celebration of Life will be planned at a later date.