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John Wayne "JW" Lawson
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Birth: Aug. 2, 1986
Big Spring
Howard County
Texas, USA
Death: May 24, 2014
Jasper County
Missouri, USA

JW was the great-grandson of Maude Johnson Gossett.

Son of Elizabeth Ann Lawson, grandson of Lena Maude Lawson. JW died tragically in an automobile accident on I44 in Jasper County, Missouri. JW was from Springfield, Missouri.

JW was the brother of Timothy Glenn and William Wayne Lawson.

John Wayne Lawson born August 2, 1986 was taken from this world suddenly and tragically May 24, 2014 from injuries sustained in an auto accident.

John, or simply, JW, is survived by his mom, Elizabeth and dad, John Anderson; brothers, Tim Lawson, Bryan Anderson and Mark Anderson of Springfield, MO. JW had numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews from here to Texas. He is also survived by grandmother, Lena Lawson of Howard, TX and his beloved pet, Sir Coffee, who will miss him.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Will Lawson.

Although it was short, he lived quite the life. He served in the Army Reserve where he recently received an honorable discharge, which was a nine year journey. JW loved playing and designing computer games, which led him to a degree in gaming from Bryan College.

Visitation will be Wednesday, May 28, 2014 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm in Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home.

Although he is gone, there is no way that he'll ever be forgotten.



Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Springfield
Greene County
Missouri, USA
Plot: K 15 1055
Created by: Carol Hoch
Record added: May 26, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 130413133
John Wayne JW Lawson
Added by: Carol Hoch
John Wayne JW Lawson
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