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John W. Dobson Jr.

September 22, 1937 — January 18, 2023

Defiance, MO

John Willard Dobson, of Defiance, MO, passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at the age of 85. Beloved husband of Janet Dobson; cherished son of the late John and Blanche Dobson; devoted father of JD (Kate) Dobson and Derek (Amelia) Dobson; loving grandfather of Jack, Adele, Henry, Roger, Ryan, Lauren, Hunter, and Sophia; treasured great-grandfather of Cayden and Corbin; dear brother of David and Sarah; preceded in death by siblings Frances, Betty, and Joanna. 

John proudly and honorably served in the United States Navy Reserves as a Hospital Corpsman. He spent 28 years of marital bliss with his wife, Janet. John worked in the marketing and finance industry for most of his life. He enjoyed golfing and travelling. 

John was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. 

Memorials may be made in John's name to a charity of your choice.  



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