US Navy

Hoyt H. Dawson

April 25, 1927 ~ July 29, 2022 (age 95)

Obituary

Hoyt H. Dawson, 95, of La Porte, Indiana passed away Friday, July 29, 2022. 

Hoyt was born April 25, 1927, in Hazelhurst, to the late Willie Reese Dawson and Monnie (McCown) Dawson. 

On March 22, 1952, Hoyt married Hazel Holley who preceded him in death on February 5, 2007. 

Hoyt was a United States Navy Veteran. He served in World War II. He retired after 30 years of service from Sunstrand Aviation as a surface grinder. 

Hoyt is survived by a daughter, Loretta (Michael) Stonewall of La Porte, Indiana; a son, James Dawson of Rockford, Illinois; grandchildren, Michelle Stonewall, Melody Perez, Nicole Stonewall, Alex Dawson; great-grandchildren, Robbie, David, Evan, Laura; a sister, Norma Lou (Frank) Otts of Tennessee, and brothers, David Dawson of Florida, and Rick Pinnon of Mobile, Alabama. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Hazel; a granddaughter, Amy Stonewall, grandson, Timothy Lloyd Dawson; a great granddaughter, Andreayah, and great grandson, Michael; a sister, Juanita Dawson; and brother, George Dawson. 

A private Eulogy will take place by his nephew, Pastor David Dawson at Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, 1117 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, Indiana. 

Burial will follow at Pine Lake Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Charity of Donor’s Choice. 

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