Richard Dawn, 91, passed away December 25, 2021 at his home. He is predeceased by his wife Iola Dawn; his former wife Eleanor Dawn; his parents Robert and Iva Dawn, Sr.; and siblings Robert Dawn, Jr. and Florence Hoag. He is survived by his daughter Mary Margaret (Edmund) Smith, Jr.; his grandchildren, Edmund (Jennifer) Smith III, Joseph Smith as well as Iola's grandchildren; his siblings, Janet (Charlie) Bell and Iva Westfall; step-children, Edward (Tina) Schad and Mary Jaworski; several nieces and a nephew, and a devoted caregiver and friend Theresa. Rich was a retiree of the U.S. Air Force and worked for many years at the Sheltered Workshop in Binghamton. He lived for over 30 years in Florida before returning to Johnson City in 2005.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 pm Wednesday at the Hopler & Eschbach Funeral Home, 483 Chenango St. Binghamton (Due to road construction access Chenango St from Bevier St.). Burial with military honors will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Windsor. The family will greet friends at the funeral home from 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, please make a memorial to the Alzheimer's Association in Dick's memory
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