Gary G. Lawrence
WEST LAFAYETTE: Gary G. Lawrence, age 68, of West Lafayette, passed away on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at Community Hospice in New Philadelphia. He was born in Chicago, IL on November 6, 1944, to the late Grant and Naomi (Woods) Lawrence.
Gary was a United States Veteran Serving in the Navy and served two tours in Vietnam. Gary was a truck driver for many years and drove all over the United States. He attended Gospel Hill Ministries, enjoyed wood working and making picture frames; enjoyed putting puzzles together and especially loved taking care of his yard.
Gary is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, Bonnie (Blair) Lawrence; his daughter, Bella the dog; daughter, Naomi Fountain of Georgia and son, Gary Lawrence of Georgia; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and sister, Shirley Catemis of Bradenton, FL. Along with his parents, Gary is preceded in death by a brother and sister.
A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, September 30, 2013, at 6:00 pm in the Chapel of Given-Dawson Funeral Home with Evangelist Ron Davis officiating. A gathering of friends and family will be held from 5-6:00 pm on Monday. The Coshocton County Veterans Council will perform Military Honors at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made in Gary's name to Community Hospice of New Philadelphia, 716 Commercial Ave. SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.
An online memorial can be viewed at wwww.given-dawsonfunralhome.com