Ahie Dawson, 74, of Buffalo, NY, died November 2, 2009 in Erie County Medical Center, after a long illness. Born July 27, 1935, the son of the late Eliza and Otis Dawson. Ahie moved to this area in the early 1950's and was a retiree of the Dunlop Tire Company. He was a faithful servant of Jehovah's Witness, and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Mr. Dawson also was a veteran of the Korean War. Surviving is his wife, Ethelean (Cauley) Dawson; one sister, Gladys Green; four sons, Ahie, Jr., Wayne Dawson, Guy Lightfoot, and Devon Dawson; four daughters, Janee’ Dawson, Beverly (Wesley) Parker, Avery (Florian) Neal; fifteen grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives. He was predeceased by a daughter, Tracey Lightfoot; and one son, Lyn D. Lightfoot. Memorial services will be Friday, November 6, 2009 at 11 AM in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness, 685 Kenmore Ave., Buffalo, NY. Burial at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by WILLIAMSON FUNERAL HOME, 635 Main Street. Visit www.legacy.com/niagara-gazette for on-line guest register.