Byron E. Lawrence
66, of Chippewa Lake, Ohio formerly of New Philadelphia, Ohio passed away Feb. 11, 2013 of heart failure. Byron was preceded in death by his parents, Howard E. Lawrence and Theda E. Lawrence.
Byron is survived by his children, Rik-ki Lawrence, Nik-ki (Lawrence) Wright, Franklin Lawrence, Jolene (Jason) Musselman and Jamie Lawrence; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Jeanne E. (Dr. Jay Gelinas) of Naples, Fla. and Rebecca E. (John E.) Roth of New Philadelphia, Ohio; and three special friends, Bobbie Jo Baier, Bob Bugsby and Randy Greathouse. Randy passed away one week before Byron. Byron gave an anatomical gift to Lifebanc of Cleveland and was cremated at Heritage Cremation Society, in Louisville, Ohio as was his wishes. Byron worked for Cubby Oil Drilling for 28 years before his retirement due to ill health. A memorial celebration of Byron's life is planned for a later date. Condolences and special memories may be shared online at
Published in The Times Reporter on Feb. 20, 2013