Bobby Cleo Lawson, 71, went to be with the Lord on November 4, 2018. He was born on June 11, 1947 to the late Jack and Lola Lawson. Bobby graduated from Gainesville High School and the University of Georgia at Athens. He retired from BellSouth telecommunications, was a member of Pisgah Forest Baptist Church and was a huge fan of the Georgia Bulldogs and Nascar racing.
Bobby is survived by his wife of 25 years, Glenda Hudgins Lawson, two sons, Bobby C. Lawson of Buford, GA; William Matthew Lawson of Austin, TX; step-sons Ron (Kristie)Buell of Pisgah Forest, NC; Greg (Sherri) Buell of Buford, GA; step-daughter Christa Downing of Lawrenceville, GA and their children. Also left behind to cherish his memory are two brothers, Billy (Kathy) Lawson of Greensboro, NC; Bradley (Barbara) Lawson of Gainesville, GA; 12 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held on Monday, November 12, 2018 at 11:00 am at the Pisgah Forest Baptist Church with Pastor David Spray officiating. Family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service. The family requests in lieu of flowers memorials be made to the American Cancer Society in honor of Bobby.
Arrangements entrusted to Asheville Mortuary Services.