Robert Lee Lawson, age 84, formally of Thornspring Road (Novell Loop) in Pulaski and last residing at Pinewood Drive in Draper with his son, went to be with the Lord Monday March 25, 2013.
Robert was born Aug. 31, 1928 in Draper. He enjoyed a long career with Burlington Industries as a long-distance driver for 36 years. He was preceded in death by his wife Peggy, his mother Willie Chatman Lawson, his father Floyd Neal Lawson, his son Gary Lawson, his brother Troy Lawson and sister Martha Adams.
Surviving are sons, Jackie Lawson and Kelly Dame, Carl Paschal and Shirley; daughter, Karen Inge and husband William (Bill) Inge; daughters-in-law, Mandy Lawson and Frances Lawson; sister, Mary Alderman and husband Archie; grandsons, Patrick Lawson, Jason Lawson and wife Ashley, Kacey Smith and wife Natasha, Landon Lawson and Dillon Paschal; granddaughters, Kendra Huff and husband Tony, and Jessica Collie and husband, David; great-grandsons, Alex Lawson, Andrew Collie and Parker Huff; nephews, Mike Alderman and wife, Lynn, and Donald Adams; niece, Debbie Boyd and husband, Stephen, and several great nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 30 from 11 a.m. -1 p.m. with funeral immediately following at the Refreshing Center (formally Bob White Blvd. Church of God) on Bob White Boulevard in Pulaski.
The Revs. Carl White and Bobby Lorton will officiate and Robert will be laid to rest at Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin.
The family will receive friends and family at the home of Jackie and Kelly at 2624 Pinewood Dr., Draper.
Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home Inc., Pulaski.