SOUTHPORT — Glenn Burns Dawson, 84, passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2020. Glenn was born July 15, 1935, in Culleoka, Tennessee.
Glenn was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Talley Dawson; parents, Clifford and Oma Burns Dawson; brothers, James and Ernest Dawson; and sister, Mary Fourtnier.
He is survived by his son, David Dawson; daughters, Sherry (Gene) Areno and Glenda Dawson; stepsons, Ronnie (Belva) Fielder and Erby (Carol) Fielder; grandsons, Drew Mansfield, Levi Dawson, Nathan Fielder and Matthew Fielder; granddaughters, Ronda Mayo, Tracie Hogan and Elizabeth Fielder-Hix; as well as six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Glenn was an avid golfer who enjoyed the company of his many friends at the Oak Island Country Club. He also enjoyed time as a member of the Oak Island Linksters. He was blessed to have many friends and many memories at the Oak Island Golf Course, where he enjoyed playing cards. In his lifetime, Glenn played at over 300 golf courses around the world. He worked as an electrician for Pfizer and retired from ADM after a long career, before going back to work at Dosher Memorial Hospital.
Glenn, known as “Pop” to his family and friends, will be deeply missed, especially his memories of the past and the stories he told.
In light of current health concerns, a celebration of life service in memory of Glenn will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, Glenn’s family asks that donations be made to Lower Cape Fear Lifecare.
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