He was retired from Texas Gas Corp & Carpenters Local 546 in Vincennes. He was a member of IWCS, International Wood Collectors Society, & American Legion Post #22 in Linton.
He is survived by his wife of forty-three years, Marjorie (Hardin) Lawson of Linton, a daughter, Beth (Blaine) Lannan of Linton, a son, Travis Lawson of Linton, a brother, Donald Lawson of Linton, a sister, Stella Fields of Solsberry, eight grandchildren, Kalen & Kaden Lawson, Brittany & Emily Rehmel, & Tara, Britt, Jarrett, & Delaney Lannan, sister-in-law & brother-in-law, Mike & Mary Sherrill, brother-in-law, Jack Earl Hardin, Jr., & several nieces & nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents & siblings, Paul Lawson, Ruby Stidd, Corrine Mair, & Jeannie Leighty.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 A.M Mon., Aug. 10, at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home Linton Chapel, Revs. Doug Cassel & Jim Ramey officiating. Burial will be at Lebanon Cemetery in Midland.
Friends may call from 4-8 P.M. Sun. & after 9 A.M. Mon. at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent to www.welchcornett.com.