Dawson L. Waterfield

Published 9:07 am Monday, December 21, 2020

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AHOSKIE – Dawson Lee Waterfield, age 16, of Ahoskie, passed away way too soon on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at the Vidant Medical Center of Greenville, NC following a tragic accident.

Dawson was born on November 18, 2004 to Lee Waterfield and Kristina Dilday in Ahoskie, NC. He was a freshman at Ahoskie Christian School. He was a vital part of the youth group at Center Grove Baptist Church. They were a very tight group that always had each other’s back. Dawson was a great young man and had a huge heart. He would do anything for anyone that he could. In keeping with Dawson’s loving and generous spirit it was his decision to donate life so that others may live it. He was always there to lend a helping hand. Dawson was all country and enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He was loved by many and will be deeply missed by all that knew him. He was preceded in death by sister, Kayleigh Waterfield.

Left to cherish Dawson’s memory is his mother, Kristina Dilday and fiancé JJ Roughton of Ahoskie, NC; his father, Lee Waterfield and his wife Kimberly of Kingsland, GA; three brothers, Grayson Waterfield of Ahoskie, Peyton Waterfield of Kingsland, GA, and Ayden Bracy of Ahoskie; two sisters, Alaina Bracy of Ahoskie, and Isabella Waterfield of Kingsland, GA; maternal grandmother, Nancy Jernigan and husband William of Ahoskie; maternal grandfather, Horace Dilday of Ahoskie; paternal grandparents, Sebrenia and Tracy Fuller of Ahoskie; two paternal great grandmother, Mary Waterfield of Virginia Beach, VA, and Helen Fuller of Ahoskie; three aunts, Sandy Northcott and husband Joe of Ahoskie, Donna Adams and husband Anthony of Leesville, Louisiana, and Rhonda Davis and husband Tim of Ahoskie; along with numerous cousins, extended family members, and friends.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Oak Grove Baptist Church, Aulander, NC 27910 with Pastor Greg Hurdle officiating.

Dawson’s family has found themselves with many unexpected expenses at this time and have asked that memorial contributions be made to the help the family financially with donating by visiting tmcfunding.com/search fund, type: Dawson Waterfield

In lieu of flowers, the family ask that memorial donations be made to Carolina Donor Services, Attn: Kirk Mizelle, CFO, 909 East Arlington Blvd., Greenville, NC 27858.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Waterfield family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.