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.