Services for Charles Lawson, pastor of the Grace Brethren Church, Trotwood, Ohio, will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, June 2, at the church in Trotwood, which is located at 12 Strader Dr., Trotwood, OH 45426. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the church where he had served 46 years as pastor.
Charles died Saturday following a battle with cancer. His obituary appears below:
LAWSON, Charles E.
Age 75 of Trotwood, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 28, 2011. He was born on Nov. 5, 1935 in Knoxville, TN to his parents Alford and Aletha (Gates) Lawson. Charles was preceded in death by his sister, Joyce Houser; and brother, David Lawson. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Fayth Ann (Conner) Lawson; 2 sons, Charles A. (Linda) Lawson, and Ken (Kim) Lawson; sister, Joann Wright, and brother, William Lawson; 4 grandsons, Jarred, Caleb, Blake, and Conner Lawson; and many more dear family members and close friends. Charles was the beloved Pastor of Trotwood Grace Brethren Church for 46 years.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Thursday, June 2, 2011 at the Trotwood Grace Brethren Church, 12 Strader Dr., Trotwood, OH 45426, with Pastor and dear friend Everett N. Caes officiating. Interment will follow at Arlington Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from 10:00 AM until the start of the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Grace Brethren Village, 1010 Taywood Rd. Englewood, OH 45322, in memory of Charles.