Donald DeWayne Dawson, 67, of Connersville passed away Tuesday, March 16, 2021 from a massive heart attack.

He was born on April 10, 1953 in Connersville to George and Catherine Bradenburg Dawson.

He was self-employed in small engine repair and was a great animal lover.

Survivors include a daughter, Tamara Dawson; granddaughters, Rashelle Camden and April Carlin; sisters, Barbara J. Eshelman, Sandra Crawford, Terry Bennett, Tammy Dawson, Sharon Miller, and Mary Lou Harrison, all of Connersville; brothers, Mike Dawson, Bill Dawson, and Herbert Dawson, all of Connersville; and several nieces and nephews.

Other than his parents, Donald is preceded in death by his wife, Katie Dawson; sisters, Joan (John) Day, Joyce (Don) Rudicil, Anita (Ray) Jones, Janice Seal, Patricia (Dale) Border, and Diana (Paul) Durham; brothers, Ed (Garry) Dawson, Gene (Sharon) Dawson, George (Marie) Dawson, and Jim (Clara) Dawson.

Friends and family are invited to visit from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 19, 2021 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. A service will be conducted the same day at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Donald to the Fayette County Animal Shelter. Online condolences may be made anytime at