Lee Lawson

Lee Charles Lawson

Simpsonville

Lee Charles Lawson, 69, of Simpsonville, husband of Sherry Ann Read Lawson, died, February 1, 2013, at McCall Hospice House.

Born in Moline, IL, he was the son of the late Charles Truman Lawson and Alta Veloy Woodward Lawson.

Mr. Lawson retired from IBM in 1991, he also worked for Lexmark, D&D Signature Homes, and Strategic Benefits Consulting. While living in Fort Wayne, IN, Lee was a member of the Anthony Wayne Rotary Club, Scottish Rite Valley of Fort Wayne, the Waynedale Masonic Lodge, The Elks Club, The Board of Directors for Fort Wayne Rescue Ministries, and served as President of the Mercedes Benz Club Three Rivers Section. A man of deep faith, Mr. Lawson was an active member of Sonrise United Methodist Church in Fort Wayne, IN, and currently a member of Mauldin United Methodist Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by son, Jarrod Lawson, and wife, Casey, of Lawrenceville, GA; daughter, Kimberly Bagwell, and husband, Jason, of Greer; four grandchildren, Lily Bagwell, Josie Bagwell, Bowen Lawson, and Charlotte Lawson; sisters, Eileen Lovejoy, of Livermore, CA, and Colleen Nelson, of Absarokee, MT.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by son, Kevin Lawson; and aunt, Wava Woodward, who raised him after the death of his mother.

Visitation will be held Monday, February 4, 2013, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Southeast. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. at Maudlin United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society of Greenville, 113 Mills Ave., Greenville, SC, 29605 or Mauldin United Methodist Church, 100 E. Butler Road, Mauldin, SC 29662.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.thomasmcafee.com.


Published in The Greenville News on Feb. 3, 2013