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Robert Donald Lawrence

September 27, 1939 April 30, 2019
Robert Donald Lawrence
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Mr. Robert Donald Lawrence, 79, of Eustis, FL, husband of the late Carol Delores Marshall Lawrence, finished his course in faith on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at his daughter’s residence in Elberton.

A native of New York, Bob was born on September 27, 1939, son of the late Herman Leroy Lawrence and Verona Margaret Davis Lawrence. He was an operating engineer in both the pipeline and construction industries, and was a member of Middleton United Methodist Church. “Grandpa” as he was known to his family was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Survivors include his children and their spouses: Christine and Niles Swomley of Groveland, FL, Robert Dean “Rick” Lawrence of Ocala, FL, Lori and Mike Reece of Elberton, Lisa and Larry Fletcher of Apopka, FL, and Cheryl Ann Lawrence of Eustis, FL; siblings: Harold, Johnny, Mary, Dennis, Donnie, June, and Richard; ten grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

In addition to his wife and parents, he is preceded in death by his siblings: Herman, Larry, Nancy, Stella, and Charlie; and one grandchild.

Memorial services celebrating his life will be held on Saturday, May 25, at 11 o’clock at Berry Funeral Home. Bob will be laid to rest beside his dear Carol at Middleton United Methodist Church Cemetery immediately following the service.

Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Mr. Robert Donald Lawrence.

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11:00 AM 5/25/2019 11:00:00 AM
Berry Funeral Home & Crematory

1265 Washington Highway
Elberton, GA 30635

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory
1265 Washington Highway Elberton 30635 GA
United States

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Middleton United Methodist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

1450 Middleton Church Road
Elberton, GA 30635

1450 Middleton Church Road Elberton 30635 GA
United States

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