Arnold Edward Lawson, 80, of Pikeville, died Saturday, January 18, 2014. He was a member of the Mt. Crest Church of God, and a good honest man.
Arnold was preceded in death by wife Ollie Mae Lawson; granddaughter Barbara Michelle Freeman; grandson James Edward Keedy; parents Willard and Ruby Lawson; and five brothers and one sister.
Survivors include two daughters Linda (Frankie) Hedgecoth; Tina (James) Keedy; two sons Carlos Freeman and Jimmy (Marie) Lawson, all of Pikeville; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sisters Becky (Harlis) Fields, Bonnie Brewer, and Joann (Rick) Brewer, all of Crossville; brothers Ricky (Gladys) Lawson of Crossville, Hubert Lawson of Wisconsin; several nieces and nephews.
Services were held January 21 in the funeral home chapel with Ken Norris officiating. Burial was in Blackburn Cemetery. Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com.
Arrangements were entrusted to Putnam-Reed Funeral Home in Pikeville.