Beloved husband of Louise Dawson for 65 years.
Loving father of Debbie Pratt (Bob) and Lori Dawson.
Cherished grandfather of Jennifer and Kathyrn Pratt.
Dear brother of Glenn Dawson in Australia.
Predeceased by his brothers Gerry and Louie. Bob played for the Hamilton Tiger Cats from 1953-1959, winning Grey Cups in 1953 and 1957.
Bob also won the Gruen Trophy for the Canadian Rookie of the Year in the Canadian Football League in 1953. He coached the Burlington Braves and McMaster Marauders from 1961 to 1965 (Ontario Championships in 1962, 1963 and 1964).
He was Vice President of Sales at CHCH TV, Co-Owner of Alexander, Pearson and Dawson National Television Sales Organization and a Professor of Advertising and Media at Mohawk College.
Visitation at the Dodsworth & Brown Funeral Home, Ancaster, on Thursday December 14th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.