Paul Patrick Lawson
73, went home to be with the Lord on Aug. 16, 2013. Born March 23, 1940, he was a longtime resident of Cleveland, Ohio. He grew up in Massillon, Ohio and attended Washington High school before entering the Army. He served this country with distinction and honor until his discharge in August 1969. He worked for Ohio Bell after his discharge. He was a devoted friend, loved his family, and was a gentle, witty spirited man.
Preceded in death by his loving parents, James M. and Philane Lawson; brother, John; loving sisters, Daisy, Betty, Frances, and Ella. Left to celebrate his life are his mother, Dorothy Floyd; brothers, James and Phillip Lawson; Roberta, Robert, David and Sherry, and Anthony with a host of nieces, nephews, dear friends and other relatives.
Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be held at St. James A.M.E. Zion Church, 209 2nd Street S.W., Massillon on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 at 1 p.m.
Published in The Repository from Aug. 30 to Aug. 31, 2013