J. Carson Lawson, 80, of Mosheim, passed away Thursday, December 12, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his family.

Mr. Lawson was an Army veteran serving in the 101st and 82nd Airborne, served in the Vietnam War and was a Bronze Star recipient. He was a long-time cattle dealer.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Lawson; parents, Hugh and Della Lawson; sisters, Mildred Wallen and Joyce Bellamy; brothers, Wayne, Henry, and Harold Lawson; and infant sister, Ruth.

He is survived by his son, James Lawson; daughters, Sherry Watson (Tracy) and Christy Paysinger; grandchildren, Sarah, Amber, Hannah and Nate Watson, and Jocelyn and Cashton Paysinger; great-grandchildren, Charlotte and Eleanor; brothers, Bill Lawson (Debra), Charlie Lawson, and Ralph Lawson; sister-in-law, Janice Arnold; brothers-in-law, Eugene Bellamy, Bobby Mullins; and several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to express a special thank you to Caris Hospice, home-based care at the VA, and his teammates and classmates of Sullivan West class of 1957.

The family will receive friends 3 – 5 p.m., Sunday, December 15 at Jeffers Funeral Service-Afton. The memorial service will follow visitation in the funeral home with Pastor Jesse Bible officiating.

Honorary pallbearers are nephews Viv Pham and Dr. Emile Hamm.

Arrangements by Jeffers Funeral and Cremation Service

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