Kenneth R. “Lumpy” Dawson, 70, of Wintersville, Ohio passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2022, at Trinity West. He was born in Steubenville on May 24, 1952 a son of the late Roy & Elsie Long Dawson, Jr. He was a retired Weirton Steel Co. pipefitter. Lumpy was a member of Brentwood UM Church; Toronto American Legion and Army National Guard.
Preceding Lumpy in death were his parents; wife Joan Robin Fix Dawson; brothers Rick & Randy Dawson.
Lumpy is survived by his son Wayne (Brianne) Dawson of Steubenville; daughter Kenijo “KJ” (Michael) Wood of Calcutta, Ohio; nine grandchildren Ethan, Isaac, Joanie & Georgia Grace Wood, Alexis Dawson, Haley Smith, and Ted, Thomas & Michael Wood, Jr.; six great grandchildren; siblings Lonnie (Raelene) Dawson of Manhattan, Kansas, Susan Kendall of Wintersville and Marti Lower of Steubenville; canine companions Buckeye & Pearl and several nieces & nephews.
Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville, Ohio on Thursday from 2 p.m. until the time of services at 5:30 p.m. with Rev. Bill Westling officiating. Private entombment at Fort Steuben.