Fred M. Lawson, 75, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, November 19, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on March 9, 1943 the son of James S. and Verdi (Mooney) Lawson. Fred served honorably in the United States Army. He retired from the Conneaut General Electric Plant and worked for several years as a bus driver with the Conneaut Area City Schools. Fred was devoted and loyal member the Ashtabula Pentecostal Church of God, where he served on the church board. In addition, he was a member of the American Legion.
He loved music, listening to the radio and enjoyed singing country and religious songs. Above all else he loved his family, cherished the time he spent with them and most importantly loved his Lord and Savior.
Fred is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Susan Grace Ferl Lawson; son, Jim Lawson; daughter, Tammy Lawson; grandchildren, Jessica (Darrell) Cale, Cullen (Jen Hinkle) Lawson, who was his right-hand man, Meghan McCoy, Alexandria McCoy and Jayden Lawson; sisters, Esther Robinson, Jewel White and Shelby (Larry) Kaden; “adopted daughter,” Julie Simmons; and dear friends, confidants, Gary and Diana Reed, Rev. Kenny Roberts and Rev. James McKee.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother in infancy, James Steven Lawson; brother, William “Buddy” Lawson; and sisters, Shirley Bish and Mabel Lawson.
A memorial service will be held, Sunday, November 25, 2018 at 6:00PM at the Ashtabula Pentecostal Church of God, 2221 Cook Rd., Ashtabula with Rev. Kenny Roberts, officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the family.
The Thompson Smith Nesbitt Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 345 Main St., Conneaut is honored to assist the family. Online guestbook and condolences available at www.thompsonsmithnesbitt.com