Dawson Hightower, of Independence, Kentucky, suffered a heart attack and was pronounced dead on arrival at St. Elizabeth Hospital Thursday, June 26, 1975. He was born in Grant County 56 years ago, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hightower. He had been a resident of Independence fo the past 23 years and for the past 35 years had been employed as a craftsman for AT&T. he was a veteran of World War II and was a member of the Church of Christ, Nicholason, Kentucky. Survivors are his wife, the former Miss Doris Odor; a son, Victor of Louisville; a daughter, Mrs. Sue Prather of Independence; four granchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Kenneth Childers of Williamstown. Funeral services were conducted at Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home June 29 with burial in Williamstown Cemetery.