Luther  Lawson

Obituary of Luther "Junior" Lawson

Luther “Junior” Lawson, age 89 of Florence, KY passed away at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Edgewood on Wednesday, August 26, 2020.  He was a retired Brakeman for CSX Railroad, a member of Community Family Church, and a member of the Bradford Masonic Lodge.  Junior loved fishing & would spend up to 6 months out of the year in Florida where he pursued his passion.  Another interest of Junior was building houses, over the years he built several houses around the northern Kentucky area.  Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family including his beloved wife, of 69 years, Helen Marie Sharp Lawson; daughters, Barbara McIntosh (Jim) and Edna Lynn Lawson; siblings, Jess Lawson (Helen), Meskel Lawson Whiteker (Jim), sister Elizabeth Lawson, sister, Bethalee Lawson Filer, sister Norma Lawson Dohren; grandsons, Jimmy Scott McIntosh (April) and Jason Shane McIntosh; great grandchildren, Trenton James McIntosh, Ava Madison McIntosh, Cameron Blake McIntosh, and Ryder Cale McIntosh; and many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Eva Hamlin Lawson, father, Luther Lawson, sister, Naomi Lawson Edwards, brother, Lawrence A. Lawson, sister, Opal Lawson Adkins, nephew, Larry Wayne Lawson and Niece Debbie Blevins Holmes.  Visitation will be Saturday, September 19, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon with services immediately following at 12 noon  at Community Family Church, 11875 Taylor Mill Rd., Independence, KY 41051.  Due to the current Covid-19 state restrictions, the wearing of face masks is mandatory, temperatures will be taken before entrance into the funeral home and attendance will be limited to 50% of the funeral home’s capacity, while still maintaining 6 feet of social distancing.  Interment will be at Independence Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to St. Elizabeth Hospice, 1 Medical Village Dr., Edgewood, KY 41017.  For Directions or leave a condolence for the family, please visit