August 26, 2022, 91, Dudley –
Retired (Army) Sergeant First Class Dan Lee Lawson Sr., 91, of Dudley passed away Friday evening, August 26, 2022 at Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro.
Funeral service will be held Friday, September 2, 2022 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. Burial with full military honors will follow at Wayne Memorial Park in Dudley. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10 until 10:45 a.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Lawson was born in Mississippi on March 16, 1931 to the late Sam Lawson and Cornelius Burnett. He retired from the United States Army and from Heavy Duty Electrical. He was a member of the Military Retirees Club.
He leaves to cherish his memories one son, Dan L. Lawson Jr. of Chicago, Illinois; one daughter, Linda Lawson Darden of Raleigh; six grandchildren, Darryl, Stacy, Devon, Veronica, Daniel and Tonisha; ten great-grandchildren, Gloria, Amiah, Daniel Jr., Carter, Danielle, Gianna, Anthony, Kiyanna, Analiece and Trinitee; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends including lifelong friends, The Whitley Family of Princeton and a special daughter-in-law, Sylvia Wyatt-Lawson.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his loving wife of forty-nine years, Gloria Thompson Lawson.
Services have been entrusted to the care of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.