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John Harold Lawson

July 14, 1929 ~ October 14, 2021 (age 92)

Obituary

John Harold Lawson, age 92, of Reynoldsburg, passed away on October 14, 2021 at OSU East Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. John was born July 14, 1929 to the late John and Beatrice (Horton) Lawson in Wheelersburg, Ohio. He is survived by his loving daughters, Diana (Gary) Fidler, Jayne (Mike) Shannon, Annette (Mark) Tuttle; grandchildren, Matthew (Annemarie) Fidler, Jennifer Fidler, Kelley (Rodney) Mayberry, Tracy (J.R.) Shannon, Michael (Heather) Shannon, Erica (Brandon) Baxter, Daniel (Emily) Shannon, Jonathan (Nicki) Tuttle, Jordan (Kelly) Tuttle; 14 great-grandchildren; sister, Judy (Ray) Bolton; nieces, Deanna (Ed) Castrillo, Susan Gray; nephews, Michael Lawson, William (Kathy) Gray, Timothy (Ana Saucedo) Gray, Ronald (David) Brown Gray, Daniel (Jan) Gray, and David Gray. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his loving wife of 71 years, 10 months, Byrnadine Rose (Shaner) Lawson on October 8, 2021; and his younger brother, James Donald Lawson; nephews, Donald James "Tad" Lawson, and Thomas Ray "Tom" Lawson. John attended Ohio University and Rio Grande College where he studied mechanical engineering. He served in the United States Airforce during the Korean War and worked for North American Aviation/Rockwell International, retiring from Boeing as an engineer in aircraft and missile systems. John was a Past Commander of American Legion Post 430 in Bexley, Ohio, a member of Columbus Masonic Lodge #30 in Columbus, OH, and a member of the Order of Eastern Star Whitehall Chapter; now Grove City Chapter. John was a longtime member of Eastview United Methodist Church in Whitehall, Ohio and current member of East Naples United Methodist Church in Naples, FL. A Visitation will be held on TUESDAY, October 19, 2021, from 2 - 4 PM, at the PFEIFER FUNERAL HOME, where his funeral service will follow at 4:00 PM, Pastor Jordan Tuttle and Fr. Jonathan Tuttle will be officiating. Burial to follow on Wednesday, 12 noon at the Memorial Burial Park in Wheelersburg, Ohio. If you prefer, Donations may be made to American Heart Association, American Cancer Association or charity of your choice. Online condolences available at www.pfeiferfuneral.com.

 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
October 19, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Pfeifer Funeral Home
7915 East Main Street
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068

Funeral Service
Tuesday
October 19, 2021

4:00 PM
Pfeifer Funeral Home
7915 East Main Street
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068

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