Official Obituary of

Buzz E Dawson

January 6, 1950 ~ April 24, 2022 (age 72) 72 Years Old

Buzz Dawson Obituary


Buzz E. Dawson was born January 6, 1950 to Alice “Mantford” Dawson and Willie Frank Dawson in Joliet, Illinois. He departed this life on Sunday, April 24, 2022.

Buzz E. was a loving father, grandfather, and friend. He held 4th Degree in Karate. He loved watching TV and Car Racing.

Buzz E. was employed at Caterpillar Tractor Company as a Pipefitter. He was a dedicated employee until retirement.

Buzz E. was preceded in death by his parents, Alice and Willie Frank Dawson; his sisters, Joan and Anne; one son, Zeke; and his beloved dog, Bruno.

Remembering Buzz E. with fondest of memories, his wife, Ellen; his children, Dayton, Rachel (Don), Dorrian, Emily (Dre), Miles, Dylan and Tess; grandchildren, Alice, Dayton Jr., De’Ja, Brandon, Charles, James, Donovan, Donnel, Donae, Donasia, Rain, Donald, Trevor and Miledy; great grandchildren, Zion, Devennaiae and Chole; brother-in-law, Gottlieb (Joan– deceased); numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.


Friday 4/29/22
Range Funeral Home
202 S. Eastern Ave
Joliet, IL 60433
11am to 12:30pm
 Elmhurst Cemetery

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