Herman L. Lawrence

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Herman L. Lawrence, age 83, of Stanton, MO, passed away Monday, December 16, 2019 at his home.

Herman Lester was born on March 16, 1936 at Stanton, MO, the son of Alexander and Ollie (Armistead) Lawrence. He attended Stanton schools. Herman honorably served his country in the United States Navy from January 9, 1956 to October 24, 1957 aboard the ship, The U.S.S. Macon CA 132. He was employed in commercial construction and worked for Tarlton Corporation for 28 years, retiring in 1997. Herman was a 61-year member of Laborers’ Local #110. He was a simple man, who enjoyed working on his many outside construction projects. Herman also loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing, and was passionate about cutting wood and brush. He also liked watching westerns and action movies, taking drives, raising poultry, gardening and puttering around on his property.

Herman is survived by his children: Steve Lawrence and wife Patricia of Sullivan, MO, Dennis Lawrence and wife Becky of Stanton, MO, Mark Lawrence and wife Courtney of Mt. Juliet, TN, Christopher Lawrence of Maxburg, OH, and Matthew Lawrence and wife Jessica of Zanesville, OH; 13 grandchildren: Casey, Courtney, Rachel, Madison, Meghan, Zoe, Prairie, Jaelen, Ocean, Ashley, Bobby, Ryan and Brian; 9 great-grandchildren: Isaiah, Ellie, Clara, Josslyn, Cecelia, Bailey, Gwen, Lonan and Paisley; one brother, Raymond Lawrence of Stanton, MO; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alexander and Ollie (Armistead) Lawrence; daughter, Cheryl Dimmerling; two infant sons, Terry and Perry Lawrence; two brothers, Norman and Cecil Lawrence; and one sister, Alice Sarigiani.

Funeral services were conducted 1 p.m., Saturday, December 21, 2019 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, officiated by Pastor Lindell Vawter. Interment followed in Stanton Cemetery.

Visitation was held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, December 20, 2019 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Missouri Veterans Home in St. James.

All arrangements were under the care of the Eaton Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Sullivan, MO.

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