Carl Eugene Lawrence, age 87 of Cridersville, died 1:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 2, 2016 at Otterbein-Cridersville. He was born April 12, 1928 in Cridersville to the late Fred and Edith Anderson Lawrence. On October 1, 1947 he married Helen M. Himes who died October 28, 2012.
Carl worked two summers at the Lima Tank Depot in the summers of 1944 and 1945. Then with Nickel Plate Railroad as section hand and foreman, retiring from Sohio/BP Chemical plant in 1988. Worked then for Bayliff & Son Funeral Home for several years.
Survivors include children: David (Kerry) Lawrence of Las Vegas, Diane (Robert) Stombaugh and Steven (Sandra) Lawrence both of Wapakoneta, 8 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and 4 great great grandchildren and a sister Martha Boogher.
He was preceded in death by 3 brothers Vernon, Cloyd and Leroy and a sister Alice Bowsher.
Funeral services will begin 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 9, 2016 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville with Rev. Casey Irwin officiating. Burial will follow in Ft. Amanda Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Friday April 8 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cridersville United Methodist Church.
Date: Friday, April 8, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm