Eddie ‘E.J’ Joe Dawson was born April 27, 1938 in Neosho, Missouri, the son of

Talbot and Vera (Black) Dawson. He entered into rest on March 19, 2020 in

Weatherford, Texas at the age of 81. E.J. graduated from Neosho High School and

worked for Burlington Northern Railroad 41 years. He enjoyed hunting and

fishing and was of the Baptist Faith. E.J. is survived by his wife, Darlene Dawson

of the home; two children, Lana Dawson of Republic, Missouri and Troy Dawson

of Springfield, Missouri; two grandchildren, Tyler Dawson and Brianna Dawson

and two sisters, Veda Owen and Bonnie Clow both of Sarasota, Florida. Graveside

services will be Monday, April 13, 2020 at 1 pm at the Neosho IOOF Cemetery.

SPECIAL NOTE: Mandates from CDC and the State of Missouri have strongly advised against

organized gatherings in order to abide by social distancing protocols. Family and friends are

welcome to the funeral home for viewing. However, only ten people are allowed in our facility

at one time. We would like to encourage you to leave a message for the family on our website,

www.clarkfuneralhomes.com .Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com

Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho, MO.