Robert Gene Lawrence Sr., age 68, of
Lamar, Missouri passed Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Barton County Memorial
Hospital after a two-year battle with cancer.
Robert was born August 4, 1948 in Kiesar,
Arkansas to Larry Lawrence and Nora E. (Card) Lawrence. He had worked as a truck driver for many
years until his health caused him to retire. He married Linda Sparks and
together they had three children. They
later divorced. He married Tottie Ford
and she passed in 2014. Robert enjoyed coaching softball, drag racing, and go
kart racing. He was a member of Oakton
United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Robert Voyles
and wife Jill, Pontotoc, Mississippi and Robert Lawrence Jr. and wife Brandy,
Lamar, Missouri; two daughters, Jennifer Fernandez and husband Kenneth Jr.,
Maui, Hawaii and Carli Moore, Lamar, Missouri; two brothers, Jasper Hicks,
Starkville, Mississippi and David Douglas, Tupelo, Mississippi; ten
grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 10:00 am, Saturday,
March 18, 2017 at Oakton United Methodist Church with Pastor Kent Garfield
Officiating. Burial will follow in
Family will receive friend 6:00 to 7:00 pm
Friday at Daniel Funeral Home.
Contributions are suggested to Oakton
United Methodist Church in care of Daniel Funeral Home.
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