Clifton M. Lawson, 78, of Flat Rock, NC, died Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at Mission Memorial Hospital in Asheville.
Born in Scott County, TN, he was the son of the late Dilmon and Della Lloyd Lawson. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Virgil, Junior, and Lonnie Lawson.
He retired after 42 yearsí employment with International Paper and was a volunteer for Millville Fire Department. He had lived in Henderson County for three years.
He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Carol Lawson of Flat Rock; son, Robert Wayne Lawson (Barbara); daughter, Diane Blust (Donny); four grandchildren, Josh, Jerrod and Jessica Blust and Alicia Verratti; four great-grandchildren, Aiden and Owen Blust and Kailee and Makayla Verratti; four brothers, Clark, Lloyd, Voyd and Gary Lawson; four sisters, Imogene Crowley, Barbara Strunk, Dixie Fay Pyle, and Rosalee Lawson; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 2 PM Saturday, March 12, 2011 in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 1-2 PM prior to the service at the funeral home.
Flowers are appreciated and accepted, or memorials may be made to a favorite charity of the donorís choice.
Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home - Directions
125 Orrs Camp Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792