He was of the Baptist faith.
He was employed with Luck Color Lab for 25 years. He was a wonderful husband and father and dearly loved his grandchildren. He enjoyed nascar racing and was a Tennessee Vols fan.
Survivors include his wife, Sherry Rollins Lawson of Cleveland; parents, Billy and Louise Lawson of Rockwood; sons: Craig Lawson and Richard Lawson, both of Cleveland; grandchildren: Christa Lawson, Tyson Lawson, Emily Lawson and Gage Lawson; brothers: Robert Lawson and Mike Lawson; sisters: Rose Dowker and Debbie Wilkerson; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010, in the chapel of Fike Funeral Home with the Revs. Ricky Vaughn and Jeff Kelly officiating. Interment will follow in the Sunset Memorial Gardens. A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Lawson family guestbook at www.fikefh.com.