Donald Wayne Lawson
March 3, 1964 ~ July 3, 2013
Marion – Donald Wayne Lawson, 49, died on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 in Ball Memorial Hospital. He was born in Marion, Indiana on March 3, 1964 to the late Ralph Robert and Doris A. (Burke) Lawson, Sr. He married Rachel L. Draper on April 4, 1987, and she survives. Donald worked at Prince Hall Housing for 18 years. He loved being at the river, fishing, antiquing, collecting coins, and especially loved taking care of his dogs.
Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Rachel Lawson, Marion; sons, Chad Lawson, Marion, Donald Wayne (Ally Oliveri) Lawson, Jr., Marion, and Johnathan M. (Skye Smith) Lawson, Marion; daughter, Jasmine D. Lawson, Marion; grandchild, Hailey Smith and two soon to be born; siblings, Robert (Loretta) Lawson, Gas City, Linda (Dale) McCoy, TN, Roger Lawson, Gas City, Sebrina (Mark) Burnett, Gas City and Ralph Lawson, Jr., Marion; special niece, Cricket; many other nieces and nephews; and mother-in-law, Theresa Morris, Gas City.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph Sr. and Doris Lawson; father-in-law, John Draper; and nephew, William Lawson.
Visitation will be from 4-7 pm on Monday, July 8, 2013 at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, Storey Chapel, 400 E. Main Street, Gas City, Indiana.
Funeral Service will be at 7 pm on Monday, July 8, 2013 at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, Storey Chapel, 400 E. Main Street, Gas City, Indiana with Chaplain James Luttrull officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to Cancer Services of Grant County, Inc., Tower Suites, 305 S. Norton Avenue, Marion, IN 46952 or to Marion-Grant County Humane Society, 505 S. Miller Avenue, Marion, IN 46953.
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