ELKIN — Mr. Harold Gwyn Lawrence, 83, of Elkin, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Hugh Chatham Nursing Center. He was born April 5, 1931, in Surry County to James F. Lawrence and Marjorie Jane Wall Lawrence. Mr. Lawrence retired from Chatham Manufacturing and was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. He was active with the Boy Scouts of America and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during the Korea War. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Kathryn C. Lawrence; and brothers, Cecil Lawrence and Graham Lawrence. Survivors include son, Reid Lawrence and his wife Rosemarie of Asheboro; daughter, Kathy Lawrence Chipman of Elkin; grandchildren, Annalise Lawrence, Patrick Lawrence, Travis Chipman and Justin Chipman; and great-grandchild, Jacob Chipman. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with Dr. Danny Dodds officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Elkin Funeral Service. Online condolences may be made to elkinfuneralservice.com. The family would like to thank Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, Hugh Chatham Nursing Center, Elkin Assisted Living, Mountain Valley Hospice, and Dr. Paul Gulley for their care. Services entrusted to Elkin Funeral Service.