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William Cornell Lawson

September 16, 1948 July 23, 2020
William Cornell Lawson
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Obituary for William Cornell Lawson
William Cornell “Judd” Lawson, age 71 of Pikeville, died Thursday, July 23, 2020. William served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War, later worked and retired from the City of Pikeville Water Department and also worked at the Bledsoe County Nursing Home as an orderly. He was a member of Wheeler Addition Church of God. Judd was a great artist and had a passion for drawing pictures with charcoal, enjoyed woodworking, fishing, loved making jerky and jelly, was a collector of many things, and also enjoyed the company of family and friends.
Preceding William in death was his mother, Alma Geneva Brock Lawson; brother, Landon Lawson; sister, Wilma Robinson.
William will be dearly missed by his daughter, Amanda Smith; son, Ben Smith; sisters, Elizabeth Herd, Ola Marie Sharp; brothers, Winton Lee (Rita) Lawson, Kenny Lawson; grandchildren, Taylor, Austin, Ryan; great-grandchild Sylver; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.
A celebration of life will be held 2:00 pm CDT Sunday, July 26, 2020 at Wheeler Addition Church of God with Pastor Jeanie Brown and Pastor Johnny L. Herd officiating. Burial will be in Pikeville Cemetery. The family will receive friends 12:00-8:00 pm CDT Saturday, July 25, 2020 at Pikeville Funeral Home and 12:00 pm CDT until service time at Wheeler Addition Church of God. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Wheeler Addition Church of God Building Fund.
Condolences can be made at Pikeville Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.
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