Bruce Lawson, 85, of White Hall, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 20, 2020.
The world lost a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend.
He was born in Drew County July 19, 1934 and grew up in Monticello. His parents were Robert and Velma Cruce Lawson.
Mr. Lawson worked in the welding supply business and was owner of Lawson Welding Supply Company in Pine Bluff.
After his retirement, he spent most of his time in Christian ministry. He was on staff at Family Church of White Hall, where he served as an elder, life group pastor, generation pastor, counselor and founder of Celebrate Recovery ministry at Family Church. He was a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors.
Mr. Lawson was loved by his family and friends and had many spiritual children and grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by four sisters and one brother.
Survivors include his wife, Rachel Griffin Lawson; sons, Gerald Bruce “Jerry” Lawson, Jr. and his wife, Paige, of White Hall, Michael B. Lawson and his wife, Kathy, of Lebanon, Tennessee; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be online due to Covid-19 restrictions. The service will be available at familychurch.ws and can be watched 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 21, 2020.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Family Church Benevolence Fund or your favorite charity.
Arrangements were by Robinson and Fuller White Hall Funeral Chapel.
Online register: www.RFWhiteHall.com.