June 7, 1950 ~ February 18, 2021
Born in: Washington, D.C.
Resided in: Black Mountain, NC
John James Dawes, III, 70, passed away Thursday, February 18, 2021, at the North Carolina State Veterans Home, Black Mountain.
Mr. Dawes was born June 7, 1950, in Washington, D.C. to the late John James Dawes and Lillian Russell Dawes. He was an Army veteran and had worked as a cashier with B&B Pharmacy for many years. John was passionate about golf and chocolate chip cookies.
He is survived by a sister, Linda Dawes Day (Alton); nieces, Brandi D. Duclos (Richard) and Rosalie Day; nephews, A. Frank Day and Nathan R. Day (Abby). He was preceded in death by his great-nephew, Jack Day.
The memorial service for Mr. Dawes will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday at the Groce Funeral Home chapel on Patton Ave. Chaplain Jack Taylor will officiate. The chapel service will be livestreamed on the funeral home Facebook page www.facebook.com/GroceFH. Inurnment, with military honors, will follow at Ashelawn Gardens of Memory with the Rev. Dr. Rob Blackburn officiating. Masks and social distancing are required at both the funeral home and cemetery.
John’s family would like to thank the staff of the North Carolina State Veterans Home for the care and compassion they provided.
Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, Processing Center, P.O. Box 863765, Orlando, FL 32886.
Graveside Service: February 25, 2021 3:00 pm
Ashelawn Gardens of Memory
901 Aiken Road
Asheville, NC 28804