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Richard D. Lawson, Sr.
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Richard D. Lawson, Sr. 80 of Vancleave, MS passed away Monday July 23, 2018. He was born in Vermont on Dec. 6, 1937. Richard retired from the United States Navy after 21 years of service, then went to work at Ingalls Shipbuilding and also retired from there after 23 years. Richard was a member of the Parkside Masonic Lodge #736 for more than 50 years. Richard enjoyed reading and discussing political views
Mr. Lawson was preceded in death by his wife, Patsy Lawson, a son William “Bill” Lawson, his parents Walter & Margret Lawson and a brother Robert “Bob” Lawson.
Survivors are his sons and daughter-in-laws; David & Bonnie Lawson, Doug & Tara Lawson, Dan & Stephanie Lawson, grandchildren; Blair, Joshua, Randy, Taylor, Kailee and Abigail Lawson, great grandchildren; Brooklyn, Gavin, Chayce, Emmah, Lukas & Riley Lawson, a sister, Agnes Larsen, and numerous nieces, and nephews.
Visitation will be Friday July 27, 2018 from 10:00am-12:00pm at Heritage Funeral Home. Services will begin at 12:00 pm in the Chapel at Heritage Funeral Home, with Rev. James Miller officiating. Pallbearers will be Josh Lawson Kevin Bouler, Bo Hunt, Richie Bourn, Eugene Brown and Ivan Ellis. Graveside services with Military Honors provided by the United States Navy, will follow at Serene Memorial Gardens in Escatawpa, MS.
Heritage Funeral Home, locally owned and operated in Escatawpa/Moss Point, MS is in charge of arrangements. You may view and sign the online register book for Richard Lawson at www.heritagefuneralhome.us


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Visitation

Friday

27

Jul

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home

9721 Highway 63 Moss Point MS, 39562
Moss Point, MS 39562

Service

Friday

27

Jul

12:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home

9721 Highway 63 Moss Point MS, 39562
Moss Point, MS 39562

Cemetery Details

Location

Serene Memorial Gardens

12800 HWY 613
Moss Point, Mississippi 39562

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