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James F. "Jim" Dawson

January 23, 1946 August 27, 2019
James F. "Jim" Dawson
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James F. “Jim” Dawson, 73 of Elyria passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at University Hospital Elyria Medical Center. He was born January 23, 1946 in Elyria. Jimmy enjoyed old cars, racing stockcars at the Lorain County Speedway where he won once, avid bowler scoring several 300 games and was inducted into the Elyria Bowling Hall of Fame, bowler of the year in 1967, great golfer obtaining several holes-in-one. The family would like to thank Jim’s neighbors Cris and John, cousins Wayne Sievert and Bob Thrasher. He is survived by his brother William (Elaine) Dawson of Amherst; cousins Wayne Sievert, Bob Thrasher, nieces and nephews Rachel Gunder and Paul, Patrick and son Bradley, Tracey and Jim, and Michael . Family will receive friends from 6 PM until time of service at 7PM Thursday, September 5, 2019 at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at St. Rt. 57), Elyria, 440-322-4626. Pastor Todd Rainey will officiate. Burial Private. Online condolences may be expressed at

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6:00 PM 9/5/2019 6:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 9/5/2019 7:00:00 PM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Memorial Services 7:00 PM Thursday, September 5, 2019 at the funeral home

Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home
38475 Chestnut Ridge Elyria 44035 OH
United States

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