Clifford Eugene "Gene" LAWRENCE Jr.

LAWRENCE Jr., Clifford Eugene "Gene"

Noted Architect Gene Lawrence, of Palm Beach, FL passed away Saturday, November 02, 2013. He was born in Live Oak, Florida and raised in Marianna Florida. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Architecture in 1957 with distinction. He also served in the Navy before coming to Palm Beach. Gene was a talented and prolific architect whose buildings made a lasting contribution to the look of Palm Beach. He also gave generously of his time, volunteering for a total of 36 years on the Town of Palm Beach Planning and Zoning Commission, the Architectural Commission, and the Code Enforcement board. He is survived by his wife, Linda Lawrence, sister Ellen Lawrence James, two sons, David Baker Lawrence and Stephen Michael DuHamel and his wife Kelly, two stepsons, Eddie Gibson, and wife Theresa, stepson Jeffrey Gibson and wife Bonnie, grandson Alexander Baker Lawrence, nephew Michael Thomas James and his wife Dale, Niece Laura James Berger and her husband Bruce, and a large extended group of family friends. A daughter, Vanessa Marie Lawrence predeceased him. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Friends and Family are invited to attend either viewing on Tuesday November 5th from two to four or six to eight at the Quattlebaum Funeral Home at 1201 S. Olive Ave. West Palm Beach, FL. A memorial service will be at the Sailfish Club of Palm Beach Wednesday November 6th at 11:00 am. Those who wish to contribute in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of the Palm Beach County 5300 East Ave. WPB, FL 33407

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Published in The Palm Beach Post from Nov. 5 to Nov. 6, 2013