Richard Charles Lawrence, 81, of Marshall, died Tuesday, March 31, 2009, at Mar-Saline Manor in Marshall.
Memorial service with military rites will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 4, 2009, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, with William W. Harlow officiating. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born Dec. 21, 1927, in Buffalo, N.Y., he was the son of the late John Lawrence and Clara Scheliteimer Lawrence. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps at a young age and made a career of it. He fought in the Korean War and was stationed at many other places as well. He also worked for AAA and owned and operated several pet stores.
Survivors include one daughter, Sonya Jon Lawrence of Marshall.