BISHOPVILLE - Ralph Dawson entered into eternal rest on Sept. 8, 2017.

Born on Sept. 6, 1946, in Charleston, he was the oldest son of the late Rev. Dr. Fredrick D. Dawson and Josephine Wright Dawson. Ralph married Sara Isaac in 1973 and the couple lived in Charleston for 44 years.

Public viewing will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. today.

Following the public viewing, a wake service will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. in the chapel of Square Deal Funeral Home, 106 McIntosh St., Bishopville.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday at St. John AME Church, 520 S. Main St., Bishopville, with the Rev. Don Robinson Sr., pastor / eulogist. Interment will follow at St. John Cemetery, Pinchum Sly Road, Bishopville.

Online condolences can be sent to the family at esquaredealfun@sc.rr.com.

These services have been entrusted to Square Deal Funeral Home, 106 McIntosh St., Bishopville, SC 29010.