Gary Lee Lawson Sr, age 63, of Alton, passed away at 11:45 pm, February 27, 2014, at his home in Alton.
He was born February 26, 1951, in Alton, the son of the late Harry Edward and Roberta (DeSherlia) Lawson.
He is survived by a five children; Gary L. Lawson Jr., of Alton, Rachell and her spouse Nick Mugele of Va, Reganna and her spouse Donnie Bennett of Shipman, Il, Shanna Lawson and Christopher Lawson of Alton, Il, twelve grandchildren, a sister and her spouse; Marilyn and Steve Morgan of Alton, two brothers and their spouses; Danny and Ramona Lawson of Alton and Harry and Linda Lawson of Godfrey, many nieces and nephews and his former wife; Roseanna Lawson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister; Roberta Lawson.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton, at 12:30 pm until time of service at 2:00 pm with Rev. Alta Vaughn officiating.
A private family burial will be held at a later date.Online condolences and guest book may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com