James Conway Dobson was born 8/10/1945 in Billings, MT and passed away 12/30/2006 in Olympia, WA. James enjoyed rebuilding hot rods, welding, and riding his Harley. He worked over 40 years in the welding trade which included Todd’s Shipyard, Aerospace, and Atlas Foundry and Casting. James was proud to have served his country honorably in the USMC during the Vietnam War.
James is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, Tess; daughter, Louise Ann Dobson; mother, Louise Dobson; 2 sisters, Ruth (Dick) Fuerbach, Judi Dobson; 6 grandchildren; and numerous extended relatives, friends, and co-workers.
Preceded in death by his daughter Anna Dobson in 2002 and his father Lester Dobson.
Inurnment service with military honors will take place at 11:30 AM Friday, January 12, 2007 at Tahoma National Cemetery, 18600 SE 240th St, Kent, WA 98042.
Arrangements by Edwards Memorial Center 253-566-1008