Darrell Wayne Dawson-March 2, 2011

Darrell Wayne Dawson, 75, of Amarillo died on Wednesday, March 2, 2011.
Services will be at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 5, 2011 at the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd. with Robert Earl “Bob” Parker, officiating.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.
Darrell was born on January 17, 1936 in Crosby County, Texas to John and Dollie Dawson.  He graduated from Hereford High School in 1955 and he married Margie Oakley on October 18, 1959 in Hereford, Texas.  Darrell was a Deacon and Elder at Village Park Church and had retired from the Amarillo Globe News after over thirty-five years of service.  He loved having family cookouts, fishing, hunting, bowling, hot rods and drag racing.
He was preceded in death by his father, mother and a brother, Reese Dawson, Sr.
Survivors include his wife, Margie Dawson of the home; two sons, Brad Dawson and wife Sarita, Bryan Dawson and wife Sabrina, all of Amarillo; a daughter, Kim Wilson and husband Steve of Amarillo; ten grandchildren, five great grandchildren; a brother, Charlie Dawson and wife Ruth of Amarillo; a sister, Pat Clark of Temple, Texas; his mother-in-law, Ethel Rankin of Amarillo and multiple nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday evening at the funeral home.

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