Mr. Dragon was born on Feb. 8, 1934 in Panna Maria to Peter and Agnes Pollok Dragon. He was an active member of the Panna Maria community and the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Panna Maria. He was a farmer, rancher, carpenter, mechanic, and welder. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. On Jan. 21, 1956 he married Barbara Dugi in Panna Maria.
Survivors include his wife Barbara; children, Margaret (John T.) McMahon, Peter (Debra) Dragon, Mark (Jennifer) Dragon, Evelyn (Donald) Starnes; grandsons, Joshua Moczygemba, Sean McMahon, Brandon Dragon, Garrett Dragon, Jake Dragon, Justin Dragon, Trevor Dragon, Trenton Dragon, and Steven Starnes; great-grandchildren, Jackson Moczygemba and Lillian McMahon; sister, Alice Jarzombek; sister-in-law Annie Dragon; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Frank Dragon; sister Emma Janysek; and brother-in-laws Joe Janysek and Isidore Jarzombek.
Visitation was held at 4 p.m., Friday Dec. 21, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Panna Maria, with a rosary at 7 p.m.
A funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 22, at the church.
Interment followed in the Panna Maria Cemetery.
Pallbearers were his grandsons.
Funeral services were entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home, Inc. of Karnes City where the on-line guestbook may be signed at rhodesfuneralhomeinc.com.