COLEMAN — Graveside services for Tommie James Dawson, 83, of Coleman, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 8, 2016 at the Coleman City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Stevens Funeral Home.

He died Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at Shannon Medical Center in San Angelo. 

He was born Dec. 23, 1932 in Lawn to Ollie Jack Dawson and Hattie Lou Hambrick Dawson. On May 22, 1954, he married Barbara Berry in Coleman. He worked as a sales representative in the oil industry and was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Dawson of Coleman; two children, Cathy Lacy and husband Ricky of Ballinger and Jerry Dawson of Coleman; one sister-in-law, Linnie Dawson Watson of Coleman; five grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Jack Dawson; two daughters, Becky Dawson and Jamie Parsell; and his step-father, Willie Guthrie.