Scott M. Dawson, 64, peacefully passed away Wednesday July 6, 2022 at his home in Gibson City. A private family Celebration of Life Service will be held. If anyone wishes to may a charitable contribution, please make it to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
Scott was born July 29, 1957 in Champaign. A son of Alfred and Julia (Hines) Dawson.
He is survived by his daughter and her family whom he was very proud of Brandy (Alan) Barrett of Trenton, Georgia, three grandchildren AJ (Keri) Barrett, Branden Barrett and Caylee Barrett and a great grandson Samuel. Also, two sisters Lisa (Ronnie) Harris and Kathy Agee as well as several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Best friends Dennis Shadix and Jesse Romero. He was preceded in death by his parents and six brother Harold, Dave, Rick, Dan, Patrick and Allen.
Scott was a United States Marine Veteran. He was an artist and enjoyed his hobby of painting rocks and hiding them wherever he went. He was an avid fisherman, enjoyed being outside and often could be seen sitting on his front porch. He rooted for the Green Bay Packers and played the guitar often finding his rhythm late at night.