|Birth: ||Jun. 11, 1930|
|Death: ||Oct. 13, 2004|
Son of Harold D Lawton and Edna Shields.
Brother of Unnamed Infant boy; sister, Dorothy and husband Richard Scovill Sr.; sister, Hattie Harris and husband John Harris Sr; brother, Robert; brother, Jack; sister, Pat; sister, Brenda.
Married Lillian Mae Kirk on December 9, 1968 in Deepwater, Missouri.
Father of Jessie Lawton and Walter Lawton.
Earl was a Navy veteran serving from 1948 to 1952. He was a lifetime member of VFW Post #1894 and American Legion Post #14, both of Clinton, Missouri.
Military services were held in the Sheldon-Goodrich Chapel in Osceola, Missouri. Casketbearers were members of the VFW Post #1894.
bur: Rockville Cemetery, Rockville, Bates Co, MO
arr: Sheldon-Goodrich Funeral Home, Osceola, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Oct 15 2004 - Earl Eugene Lawton, 74, Rockville, was born June 11, 1930, in Lee's Summit, the son of Harold Donald and Edna (Shields) Lawton, and died at his home Wednesday, October 13, 2004. He was a Navy Veteran, serving from 1948-52. He was a lifetime member of VFW Post #1894 and American Legion Post #14, both of Clinton. On December 9, 1968, he married Lillie Mae Kirk in Deepwater. They lived in Deepwater until moving to Rockville in 2000. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Jack Lawton and Robert Lawton, and one sister Hattie Harris. He is survived by his wife Lillie; one daughter Jessica; one son Walter and wife; two granddaughters, Anna Marie and Angela Mae; three sisters, Dorothy, Brenda, Patricia; other relatives and many friends. Funeral services will be Sunday, October 17, at Sheldon-Goodrich Chapel, Osceola. Burial will be in Rockville Cemetery.
Thank you Corey for sponsoring his memorial!
Harold Donald Lawton (1907 - 1971)
Edna Shields Lawton (1913 - 1993)
Lillian Mae Kirk Lawton (1952 - 2005)
Unnamed Infant Boy Lawton (1927 - 1927)*
Dorothy May Lawton Scovill (1928 - 2005)*
Earl Eugene Lawton (1930 - 2004)
Robert Lee Lawton (1931 - 1989)*
Hattie Marie Lawton Harris (1932 - 1991)*
Jack Dean Lawton (1933 - 1999)*
Patricia Ann Lawton (Cross) Jenkins (1940 - 2013)*
Created by: Sherry
Record added: Oct 17, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9613548