Kent Maldon Dawson

Kent Maldon Dawson

October 15, 1955 – July 26, 2020

Age 64

Kent was a beloved scouter, scout leader & youth mentor for many years, as well as a beloved “Santa” for many Christmas seasons.

Preceded in death by parents Maldon & Phyllis Dawson.

Survived by wife of 35 years Colleen; son Jeremiah “J. D.” Dawson (Sara) and their daughter Avery; son Christopher Dawson (Kim Brill) and children Elle, Avalynna, Joshua, Isabella, Liam & Finnigan; brother Mark Dawson (Tammi) and their children Matthew Dawson (Anna), Michael Dawson (Hannah) & Meghan Dawson; many friends, relatives, and church, scouting & rendezvous friends.

Reception of Friends: Saturday, August 22, at 12:30 p.m., followed by

Memorial Service: at 1:00 p.m., both at at Wildewood Christian Church, 1255 Royal Drive, Papillion.

Memorials will be directed by the family.

7 Comments

  • David & Rita Clayton Posted July 28, 2020 6:52 am

    Our Prayers Are with Colleen and family during this time of loss of a great and loved friend Kent, Kent was a great person not only great but loving, carding, and always there to lend a hand or to sit and listen.
    He had a heart of gold and loved and cared for everyone. He will be remembered mostly for being Santa and the awesome job he did at Trinty Courtyard 2 yrs ago it was great we will miss Kent and will never forget him he will live on in our hearts for ever and ever we see him with that twinkle in his eye and saying HO HO HO God Bless You Kent
    We LV You and Rest ZIn Peace GOD BLESS💕🙏🏻💕🙏🏻💕🙏🏻💕🙏🏻💕

  • Lyle and Carol Worman Posted July 28, 2020 3:50 pm

    Our prayers and sympathies go out to Colleen and family. Kent will be missed by many, especially by the kids in our church, He was a giving and caring man. Praying for peace for you all.

  • Sara Gade Posted July 29, 2020 8:23 am

    I am sorry for your loss Aunt Colleen, he will be greatly missed. I know we didn’t see eye to eye on most things but you all are still my family and I love you all. We will forever think about you guys and always remember the good times we did share on occasion. Love always your oldest Niece.

  • Diane Scott Posted July 31, 2020 7:44 pm

    Kent was an amazing man and my larger than life image of who Santa was.
    I will cherish our one time we rang tbe bells for Salvation Army at the Baker’s on Galvin Rd. Kent will truly be remembered and missed by many. God received Kent with open arms in the Heavenly Kingdom and we shall meet again. Love and Hugs to Colleen and family.

  • Diane Scott Posted July 31, 2020 8:11 pm

    Kent was an amazing man and my larger than life image of who Santa was.
    I will cherish our one time we rang the bells for Salvation Army at the Baker’s on Galvin Rd. Kent will truly be remembered and missed by many. God received Kent with open arms in the Heavenly Kingdom and we shall meet again. Love and Hugs to Colleen and family.

  • cinda hazuka Posted August 1, 2020 8:40 am

    You are so loved and will be surely missed

  • Megan Bell Posted August 1, 2020 8:44 am

    I’m so sorry to hear of Kent’s passing. I’ll never forget the time I came over with Noel to babysit. Kent was always so happy and welcoming, even at church the first time I met the family.

    My condolences and love through pray, to you and everyone that loved Kent.

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