Albert Eugene Lawson, Sr. 78, of Long Bottom, went to his home in the sky, to be with his Lord on November 23, 2021, at 6:00 a.m. Albert was born on July 24, 1943, in Portland, he was the son of the late John Wesley and Olive Naomi Gluesenkamp Lawson.
Albert was united into marriage to Margaret Ann Knight, on May 3 1963, in Columbus, Born to this union were three sons, Albert Eugene Lawson Jr., Robert Eugene Lawson, and Tom Ray Lawson.
Then on February 8 1985, he was united into marriage to Susan Kay Stewart Clark, in Orrville, Ohio, and she survives in Long Bottom.
Albert went into the United States Army on September 8, 1960 where he took special training in the first Over-rip Unit the Army ever had. He was discharged on August 21, 1962. On returning home, he joined the Army Reserves for two years active duty, and two years inactive, ending with a Sargent E-5 discharge.
He worked for R.G. Berry, Byers Parts and Crane Plastics, in Columbus. Then he spent eighteen years at Quality Castings in Orrville, Ohio, as a Core Maker and a Forman retiring in 1993. The he moved back to Meigs County.
In addition to his wife Susan, he is survived by a daughter, Kalyn Marie Lawson, of Long Bottom, a son, Robert (Clair) Lawson, of Columbus, a step-daughter, Margaret (Mark) Luhring, of Shreve, Oh., one step-son, Elmer (Cathy) Clark, of Orrville, a daughter-in-law, Robin Lawson, of Columbus. Grandchildren, Robert Lawson II, Tera Farmer, Roxie Stout, Ashley (Wilson) Smith, Christopher Smallwood, Patrick Clark, Allysa Luhring, Emily Lee, William Jones, Taylor Boylen, Samantha Pogras, and Madison Pogras, eight great-grandchildren, a sister, Ruby Congo, of Middleport, two sisters-in-law, Lottie Lawson, of Reedsville, and Nancy Lawson, of Portland, three brothers-in-law, Gordon Hellwig, of Reedsville, Carl (Sarah) Stewart, of Gallipolis, and Charles (Vera) Stewart, of Middleport, and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends also survive.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his two sons, Albert Eugene Lawson Jr. whom passed in 2013 and Tom Ray Lawson whom passed in 2021, three sisters, Daisy VanMeter, Wilma Hellwig, and Phylis Whaley, and five brothers, Charles, Delbert, Glen, Robert, and Dale Lawson.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 26, 2021 in the Cremeens-King Funeral Home, Pomeroy with Pastor Ralph Stewart officiating. Interment with military honors provided by local Meigs County Legion’s Post will be in the Gravel Hill Cemetery, Cheshire. Friends may call two hours prior to the service on Friday at the Cremeens-King Funeral Home, in Pomeroy.
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