James M. “Jim” Lawrence

Jun 17, 2013

1934 — 2013

TOLEDO — James M. “Jim” Lawrence, 78, passed into Eternal Life peacefully June 14, 2013.  He was born Oct. 30, 1934 to the late Oscar “Red” and Modena “Dean” Lawrence in Swain County.

Jim retired in 1990 from the Local 6 Sheet Metal Workers Union.  He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.  Jim was affectionately known in church as “The Candyman.”  He enjoyed traveling and “all things cars.”  Jim was a devoted Detroit Tigers fan.  He loved spending time with his family, especially during the holidays.  Jim adored his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 58 years, Bonnie; children, J.R. (Melody), Marcia (Brian) Furrow, Donna Bartlett, Betty (Doug) Roesler; grandchildren, Dathan (Melody), Daniel (Nicole), Justin (Krissy), Robert (Jennifer), Amanda, David and Zachary; great-grandchildren, Abbygaile, Emmaleigh, Jacob, Jonah, Matthew and Asher (due in August) and many other relatives and friends.

The family requests memorial donations be made to The Beach House Family Shelter, 915 N. Erie St., Toledo, Ohio 43604.

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