MILFORD – John A. Lawson Jr., 67, died Jan. 30, 2014, at his residence. He was born Oct. 25, 1946, in Old Town, a son of John A. Sr. and Beatrice E. (Grey) Lawson.
John was employed by Diamond International, Old Town Canoe, and Old Town Shoe. He was a huge Elvis Presley fan and even visited Graceland.
He is survived by a son, Mike Lawson and his wife, Leslie, of East Millinocket; a daughter, Jennifer Taylor and her husband, Stanley, of Otisfield; a grandson, Andrew Lawson; granddaughter, Victoria Taylor; eight sisters, Patricia Lavin of Casco, Carole Robertson and her husband, Phil, of Greenbush, Joyce Kerns of Old Town, Marietta Lawson of Greenfield, Faline Badger of Greenfield, Valerie Getchell and husband, Clint, of Milford, Lorelei Kennedy and her husband, Garry, of Old Town, and Crystal Curtis and husband, Ben, of Milford; three brothers, Stuart Lawson of Old Town, Hilbert Anderson of Milford, and Harley Anderson and his wife, Laura, of Milford; many nieces and nephews; and close friends, Jimmy, Hermie, and Joey. He was predeceased by a sister, Cheryl Beatrice; and three brothers, Peter Lawson, Paul Heath, and David Heath.
Friends may call 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, at Birmingham Funeral Home, 438 Main St., Old Town. Spring burial will be at Lawndale. Memorial contributions may be made to the Dialysis Center of Eastern Maine, care of Health Care Charities, P.O. Box 404, Bangor, ME 04402. Notes of condolences may be left at www.birminghamfuneralhome.com.