John R. Lawson, 67, of Warsaw, formerly of Marshall, died Thursday, April 26, 2012, at his home.
Cremation. No services are planned. Memorials are suggested to the Clinton Animal Shelter in care of Reser Funeral Home, P.O. Box 910, Warsaw, MO 65355.
Born May 19, 1944, in Ava, he was the son of the late Vernon (Bud) and Ellen Parcels Lawson. On May 29, 1990, in Thornfield, he married Ann Stahler Keyes, who survives of the home. He had lived in Marshall most of his life and was a 1962 graduate of Marshall High School. He retired from Marshall Municipal Utilities and moved to Warsaw in 2000.
Additional survivors include two sons, Del Anthony Lawson and Darren Lee Lawson, both of Arizona; a stepson, Jerry Isaacs of Tulsa, Okla.; two brothers, Jerry Lawson and Ron Lawson, both of Marshall; and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.