WINONA - Gordon W. Dawes Jr., 84, died Sunday, December 20, 2020 at Salem West Healthcare Center. Gordon was born on September 17, 1936 in Mooresville, IN, a son of the late Gordon and Frances Turner Dawes Sr.
Gordon was a high school graduate and attended Olivet Nazarene College. He retired from General Motors in 1999 after working there for 39 years.
Gordon was a member of Winona Friends Church. He was a member of Winona Ruritan.
Gordon enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife Janet (Wank) Dawes, whom he married on June 23, 1982; two children, Jeffrey Todd Dawes of Kentucky and Lisa Ervin of Missouri; two stepchildren, Kimberly Thomas of Lisbon and Tammy Daggy of Hanoverton, nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 11 step-grandchildren.
Besides his parents, Gordon was preceded in death by two sons, Gordon Dawes III and Terrance Bruce Dawes, and one granddaughter, Kelly Earp.
A celebration of life will be held at a later a date
Memorial contributions may be made to Winona Friends Church, P.O. Box 33, Winona, OH 44493.
Arrangements are being handled by Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
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