Paul F. Lawson of Plainfield died Aug. 20. He was 79.
Born March 30, 1934, in Lee County, Va., he was a son of the late Irvin and Nannie Lawson.
Mr. Lawson was a machinist for Diamond Chain Co. for 39 years, retiring in 1995.
Survivors include his wife, Sarah E. (Jackson) Lawson; a son, Michael L. (Denise) Lawson; daughters Melda J. Sexton and Kim K. Alexander; brother, Calvin, Arnold, and Bill Lawson; seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson.
Services are 10:30 a.m. today at Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home in Plainfield. Interment will be at Center Valley Cemetery in Belleville.
Online condolences may be made at www.hamptongentry.com.