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Robert Vincent Lawson
May 17, 1941 ~ October 10, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old
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Robert Vincent Lawson, age 82, of Piketon, Ohio, died Tuesday October 10, 2023 at the Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. He was born May 17, 1941 in Columbus, Indiana, and was adopted at the age of 11 by the late James and Cecil Lawson. He was united in marriage December 1, 1962 to his wife of 60 years, Beverly (Dettman) Lawson, who survives. Also surviving are his four children, Kim (Dennis Hammond) Lawson of Sacramento, California, Laura Ison, Tina Welch, and Victoria (Michael) Rosenberger, ten grandchildren, Danielle (Cody) Bender, Tyler (Tara) Schmidt of Las Vegas, Nevada, Vincent Dennis, Zackary Dennis, Josalynn Dennis, Jadie Dennis, Regan Scott, Lincoln Welch, Garrett Rosenberger, and Aubriana Rosenberger, five great-grandchildren, Kendall Bender, Connor Bender, Kennedy Bender, Jordan Schmidt, and Lillie Dennis, two brothers, Clinton (Rose) Vanblaricum and Wayne (Clydette) Wilhelm, and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Peggy Hiam and one brother, Lucien Vanblaricum.
Bob graduated from Greensburg High School in Greensburg, Indiana. After high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy in December of 1959 and served his country for four years. At the completion of his military service, he attended Purdue University, graduating in January of 1970. Following graduation, he was employed with the Ohio Valley Electric Corporation for over 30 years. He enjoyed spending his free time 4-wheeling, practicing archery, skeet shooting, canoeing, horseback riding, camping, and motorcycle riding.
Private memorial services will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. Visiting hours will not be observed. Cox Burkitt Funeral Home in Beaver, Ohio is assisting the family with arrangements.