Richard “Rick” Dawson, 59, of Nevada, died Wednesday, March 14, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 9, at Memorial Lutheran Church in Nevada, with Pastor Myron Herzberg officiating. Memorial visitation will be held at the church one hour prior to services. Condolences may be expressed online at Ryan Funeral Home of Nevada has been entrusted with the care of Richard and his family.