John Robert Lawson
John Robert Lawson
  • August 25, 1959 - September 4, 2017
  • Knoxville, Tennessee

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John Robert Lawson, age 58, of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord on September 4, 2017. He served in the United States Navy. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather, and he loved UT Football. He is preceded in death by his parents, Harmon and Peggy Lawson; and son, Michael Lawson. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Dana Lawson; son, Brandon Lawson (Stephanie); daughters, Katie Lawson, and Jodie Lawson (Ashley); and special granddaughters, LillyAnne and Kaylee Lawson. Special thanks to UT Hospice for their special care. The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 7, 2017 from 3:00-4:00pm in the mausoleum chapel of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens (3176 Airport Highway, Alcoa, TN 37701), with a Funeral Service to follow at 4:00pm, with Chaplin Phillip Groos officiating. There will be a graveside service on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 2:00pm at Clarks Grove Cemetery (3217 Williams Mill Road, Maryville, TN 37804). Condolences may be offered at