Egerton, Jr., Lawrence
Lawrence Egerton, Jr., 88, passed away at his residence after a battle with cancer on Saturday, March 28, 2020.
Lawrence was born May 30, 1931 at Sternberger Hospital in Greensboro to the late Lawrence Egerton, Sr. and Mary Grier Egerton of Greensboro. He graduated from Greensboro Senior High in 1948. While in high school he became an Eagle Scout, and also worked in the family business, Egerton Wholesale. He went on to complete his undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1952.
Upon graduation, Lawrence served his country honorably in the United States Air Force in French Morocco from 1952 until 1954. Following service, he earned his juris doctor degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Law School in 1956. He was the founding attorney of Egerton and Associates, having practiced law in Greensboro for over 60 years. Lawrence was also an entrepreneur who founded several companies including Tech Panel, U Fill'er Up, Business Fuels, Lube World and TLC Media.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Robert Grey Egerton of Costa Mesa, California, and George Grier Egerton of Greensboro.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Linda Lofton Egerton, as well as, a daughter, Kimberley Egerton Thompson (husband, Mark) of Virginia Beach, Virginia, a son, Lawrence Pierce Egerton (wife, Lynn) of Greensboro, grandchildren Cameron Thompson, Noah Egerton and Marie Burgess. Also surviving a sister, Mary Egerton Albright (husband, Judge Douglas Albright), and a sister-in-law, Doris Egerton Kiser of Greensboro. Other survivors include a mother-in-law, Zella Lofton Senseney, and a father-in-law, George Senseney of Winchester, Virginia, as well as 17 nieces and nephews.
A "celebration of life" in honor of Lawrence will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Greensboro on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at 11 a.m. (COVID protocol of wearing a mask inside the church facilities is required and there will be no visitation before or after the service). In lieu of flowers, please consider contributions to a charity of your choice
Online condolences may be made at www.forbisanddick.com
To watch the service streaming, go to the Egerton Law Facebook page.
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Published by Greensboro News & Record on Jul. 21, 2021.