Samuel Donnel “Dick” Lawlis Jr.

Birth
Oklaunion, Wilbarger County, Texas, USA
Death 24 Dec 2019 (aged 97)
Springdale, Benton County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Siloam Springs, Benton County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 205727273 · View Source
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Samuel “Dick” Lawlis Jr., 97, of Siloam Springs, passed away Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at the Earlene Howard Hospice House in Springdale.

Dick was born on April 6, 1922 in Oklaunion, Texas, a son of Samuel D Lawlis Sr. and Maggie Butler Lawlis. He married Juanita Strickland on April 16, 1941. Dick was a Dairy Farmer and ran a milk route in Siloam Springs for 40 years, supplying local merchants with milk. He was voted the “Outstanding Farmer of the Year” for Benton County, a fact he was very proud of. He was a member of the First Christian Church and enjoyed playing golf.

He is survived by his son, Brian Lawlis and wife Bambi of Siloam Springs; two daughters, Donnita Gray and husband Walter of Siloam Springs, and Larrita Canova and husband Dennis of Springdale; a son in law, Dale Akins of Siloam Springs; 10 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife Juanita and his daughter Rebecca Akins

Funeral Services will be held at the First Christian Church of Siloam Springs on Monday, December 30, 2019 at 2:00pm. Pastor Joel Rutherford and Pastor Wayne Thomas will officiate the service. Burial will be conducted at the Oak Hill Cemetery under the direction of the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home.


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  • Created by: R Burnett
  • Added: 27 Dec 2019
  • Find a Grave Memorial 205727273
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Donnel “Dick” Lawlis Jr. (6 Apr 1922–24 Dec 2019), Find a Grave Memorial no. 205727273, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Siloam Springs, Benton County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by R Burnett (contributor 47445819) .