Jack Gale Lawson, age 62, passed away Thursday, August 9, 2012. He was born in Terre Haute, Ind., on January 14, 1950, the son of William Sr. and Helen (Burton) Lawson.
He was operations manager at the Henderson County Riverport. Jack was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church and had served his country in the Army 101st Airborne Division, U S Army Rangers. He was a member of the Evansville Propeller Club, Western Hills Country Club where he had served on the Board of Directors, Elk’s #277, and was a lifelong member of the Disabled American Veterans and the American Legion. He loved his grandchildren, playing golf, time with friends, and working in his yard.
Jack was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Janice Fields and brother William Lawson Jr.
He is survived by his loving wife of 19 years, Karen (Steele) Lawson of Mount Vernon, sons, Rodney Lawson and Tony (Joy) Alldredge of Mount Vernon, daughters, Misty Lawson of Terre Haute and Tina (Jon) Parker of Mount Vernon, grandchildren; Coby Moreland, Chelsey and Cameron Parker, Addy and Kenly Lawson, Max and Bryce Alldredge, brothers; Paul (Marilyn) Lawson, Jerry(Lora) Lawson and Mike Lawson, and sister Linda (Kenny) Ladd all of Terre Haute, and nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. on Saturday August 18, 2012, at St. John’s Episcopal Church 602 Mulberry Street in Mount Vernon with Father Allen Rutherford officiating.
Visitation was from 9 to the 11 a.m. service time at the church.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Jack Lawson Memorial Fund at St. John’s Episcopal Church or the Posey Humane Society.
Condolences may be made online at www.schneiderfuneralhome.com.