Cover photo for Carl E. Lawson's Obituary
Carl E. Lawson Profile Photo

Carl E. Lawson

August 10, 1944 — October 7, 2021

Carl E. Lawson

Carl Edward Lawson, age 77 of New Paris passed away on Thursday, October 7, 2021, at his residence. Carl was born on August 10, 1944 in Emlyn, Kentucky, the son of the late George & Anna Mae (Towe) Lawson. Carl served 4 years in the U.S. Army and was deployed to Okinawa, Japan and was a Kentucky Colonel. He retired from Chrysler after 30+ years, where he worked his way from assembly line to safety foreman. Carl was an avid reader (especially the daily newspaper and history books), and he loved watching the University of Kentucky basketball. In retirement, he enjoyed a simple country life on his farm with his wife and animals. He loved his family fiercely and was kind and generous to all, and he will be greatly missed. 

Preceded in death by one brother, and four sisters. 

Survived by his wife of 34 years: Margaret (Phillips)Lawson; children: Carla (Tony) Bianco, Derrick (Shannon) Lawson, Jennifer (Mike) Helms, Stephanie (Matt) Perreira, and Brandi (TJ) Smith; 14 grandchildren: Ashli, Kyle, Dylan, Cayla, Claire, Destiny, Jake, Dalton, Cade, Trent, Brett, Roman, Tyler, and Alex, and 6 great-grandchildren. Sisters: Betty (John) Stiner and Mildred Capps. 

Family will receive friends 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Thursday, October 14, 2021, at Barnes Funeral Home – 109 West Main Street New Paris, Ohio. The funeral service will be 1:00 P.M. at the funeral home with Rev. James C. Sizelove officiating. Interment in Spring Lawn Cemetery in New Paris with military honors provided by the Preble County Honor Guard. Condolences at www.barnesfuneralhome.com

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Carl E. Lawson, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, October 14, 2021

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 9

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree