Gary Lawson

January 25, 1952 ~ October 4, 2018 (age 66)


Gary Lawson 66, of Xenia, passed away Thursday October 04, 2018 at Greene Memorial Hospital in Xenia.  He was born January 25, 1952 in Elliott County, Kentucky, to Thurman and Junie (Barker) Lawson.

He owned and operated Lawson’s Towing and Automotive, enjoyed fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.  Gary is survived by his wife Loretta Lawson; 5 children:  Gary Lawson Jr. (Kelly) of Xenia, Richard Lawson (Lola) of Jamestown, Kenny Lawson (Leigh) of Jamestown; David Lawson of Xenia, Billy Lawson (Anna) of Wilmington; 13 grandchildren:  Nikki Hodges (Tommy), Chelsie Mangan (Steven), Alexis Lawson (Jesse), Kenny Lawson Jr. (Dakota), Tyler Lawson (Haley), Kyle Lawson, Ashley McPherson (Dallas), Cody Lawson, Drake Lawson (Abby), Cassie Lawson (Devin), Jaxs Lawson, Brianna Hardy-Lawson, Jessica Lawson, 12 great-grandchildren:  Jase, Peyton, Madilyn, Weston, Alayna, Landen, Travis, Cali, Gunner, Camden and two babies coming in March, two sisters:  Ruth Roberts (Paul) of Huber Heights, Sharon Neace (Hubert) of Jamestown; nephews, Lowell Lawson, Roger Lawson.

Gary is preceded in death by his parents, Thurman and Junie Lawson; one son, Kenny Lawson; one sister, Rena Rittenhouse (John); two brothers, Elmer and James Lawson (Faye).

Funeral service will be held on Tuesday October 09, 2018 at 12:00 Noon at Powers-Kell Funeral Home in Jamestown, where friends may meet at 11:00 A.M. until the time of the service.  Burial will follow at Silvercreek II Cemetery in Jamestown. Rev. Chuck Grimes will be officiating. 

In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to:  Powers-Kell Funeral Home, 12 North Limestone Street, Jamestown, Ohio  45335.     

A meal will follow the burial at: 5961 North Jeffersonville Road in Jamestown, Ohio

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