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Affectionately known by his family and friends as "Red-Eye" Lawson developed a reputation, like his parents and siblings, as a hard and tireless worker. He spent most of his work life as an automotive mechanic, but also worked for several years as an underground coal miner for Beth-Elkhorn Coal Corporation. Many friends may remember the years he worked for Charles Holbrook at the Gulf Station at Neon, Kentucky and also for Johnny Holbrook at the Chevron Station at Haymond.
Lawson was a member of the church of Christ, from the time he was a teenager. He reaffirmed his faith in the Lord prior to his passing.
Lawson, was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Bobby Gene and Otis. Sisters, Imogene and Nadine. He is survived by a son, Bryan Lawson Sexton, daughter-in-law, Toby and granddaughter, Hannah of Coeburn, Virginia. A sister, Margaret "Peggy" Maggard of Columbus, Ohio and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
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