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Gerald Richard Lawrence

May 2, 1944 November 11, 2017
Gerald Richard  Lawrence
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Obituary for Gerald Richard Lawrence

On Veteran’s Day, Gerald “Richard” Lawrence, age 73, of Knoxville went home to be with the Lord after a brave fight with cancer. Although he never actively served in the armed forces, Richard dutifully served our country for over 35 years as an electrical and nuclear engineer with the US Departments of Energy, Defense, and Homeland Security.

Richard graduated as class valedictorian from DuPont High School near Nashville, and then attended Tennessee Tech on an academic scholarship prior to starting his engineering career. During his retirement years, he did what he loved most - camping, fishing, gardening, traveling, and spending time with his family. He was a soft-spoken gentleman who was adored by family, friends, and household pets.

Preceded in death by his parents, James Millard and Mary Juanita (Cheek) Lawrence, Richard is survived by his beloved, wife, Hilda; son, Tim; daughter, Beth; and siblings, Mary, Jim, Bobby, and Ann.

The family will receive friends from 5 pm - 7 pm on Thursday, November 16th at Click Funeral Home and Cremations, 9020 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37923. A graveside service will be held at 10:30am on Friday, November 17th at Edgewood Cemetery, 229 S. Gallaher View, Knoxville, TN 37919.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the American Cancer Society. Click Funeral Home and Cremations – Middlebrook Chapel is serving the Lawrence family. Condolences may be left for the family at www.clickfh.com


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Visitation

Thursday

16

Nov

5:00 PM 11/16/2017 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/16/2017 7:00:00 PM
Click Funeral Home and Cremations Middlebrook Chapel

9020 Middlebrook Pike
Knoxville, TN 37923

Click Funeral Home and Cremations Middlebrook Chapel
9020 Middlebrook Pike Knoxville 37923 TN
United States

Graveside

Friday

17

Nov

10:30 AM 11/17/2017 10:30:00 AM
Edgewood Cemetery

229 S Gallaher View Rd
Knoxville, TN 37919

Edgewood Cemetery
229 S Gallaher View Rd Knoxville 37919 TN
United States
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