Archive for Wednesday, July 25, 2001

Leonard W. Lawson Jr.


July 25, 2001

Services for Leonard W. Lawson Jr., 58, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 26, 2001, at West Haven Baptist Church, Tonganoxie, with the Rev. Ben Saathoff officiating. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Mr. Lawson died Sunday, July 22, 2001, in a helicopter accident near Urich, Mo. He was born on May 8, 1943, in Salina, the son of Leonard W. and Doris V. (Bulleigh) Lawson Sr. He was the owner of Lawson Excavation-Backhoe and Bulldozer Service. He was a member of Local No. 41 of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in Kansas City, Mo.

He married Robin K. Allen on Nov. 21, 1986, in Greencastle, Ind. She survives, of the home.

Other survivors include three sons, Greg Lawrence, Kansas City, Kan., Jamie Lawson, Tonganoxie, and Doug Lawson, Kansas City, Mo.; two brothers, J.D. Lawson, Charlotte, N.C., and William W. Lawson, Olathe; and three grandchildren.

Friends may call from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, July 25, 2001, at Quisenberry Chapel in Tonganoxie.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, sent in care of Quisenberry Funeral home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie, 66086.

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