Ronald D. Lawson departed this life on August 21, 2019 with his family by his side.
Ronald was born March 30, 1932 in Excelsior Springs, Mo., to Ona Wilson Lawson and Martin Lawson. Other than the time he was in the Air Force, Ronald spent his entire life in Excelsior Springs. Most of his life he actually lived about 500 feet from the home he was born and grew up in and on the property that was part of the original family acreage.
Ronald was married to Georgia Ann Farris just shy of 50 years. Together they had a daughter and son, Janet and Michael. He was the caboose of five brothers and sisters with several years between himself and the next one closest to him.
Ronald was preceded in death by his wife, Georgia in 2001; grandson, Alex Ashcraft in 2016 and all of his siblings.
He is survived by his, daughter, Janet Ashcraft and son, Michael Lawson; two grandsons, Bradley Lawson of Excelsior Springs, Mo., and Zachary Lawson of Independence, Mo.; son In-law, Kenn Ashcraft; four sisters/brothers-in-laws who he loved as blood relatives.
Ronald enjoyed being with family, traveling, wood working, carving, garage sales, playing cards and games, fixing broken things, reading his Bible and attending church. In the past five years he read the Bible through twice.
Visitation will be held from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday August 27, 2019 at Bross & Spidle Chapel, Excelsior Springs, Mo. A graveside service will follow at South Old New Garden church cemetery, Wood Heights, Mo.
Our Sincere Condolences
Thoughts and prayers during this difficult time for you and your family.
My deepest sympathy.
Susan Bollinger McAuliffe
So sorry guys, he was a good man, always enjoyed when he came in to talk at the body shop .
Gary Van Hooser