Christopher M. Lawson

March 2, 1982March 2, 2013

Christopher “Chris” Lawson, 31, formerly of Bradenton, died March 2, 2013 at home in Louisville, Kentucky. He was a lifelong resident of Manatee County, a graduate of Bayshore High School and attended the University of Florida.

Survivors include his mother and stepdad Debbie and David Roehlig, father and stepmother John and Terrie Lawson, special grandmother Anne Roehlig, special grandparents Art and Sharon Richter, as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and loved ones.

A funeral service officiated by Rev. Jeff Weaver will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 1:00 pm at Groover Funeral Home at Mansion Memorial Park in Ellenton. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to sponsor mission trips through the Student Ministry at Lakewood Christian Church, 8374 Market Street, # 206, Lakewood Ranch, Florida 34202.


  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 9, 2013

Christopher M. Lawson

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Nichole Winterbottom (Smiley)

March 10, 2013

To Chris's family- I am so sorry for your loss. He was such an amazing man I met chris in the Fifth grade and reconnected with him two years ago. I was blessed to get to know him again. Thank you for sharing him with everybody. I will be praying for you

Joy Morgan - Spear

March 9, 2013

Dear Sweet Debbie and Precious Ones,

I have no words to express the sadness in my heart. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Wish I were there to put my arms around you all.

James and Betty Morgan

March 9, 2013

Debbie, so sorry for your loss, we remember Christopher when he was a little tot at our church in Paducah, ky
you are in our prayers.
John- Terrie, little did we know when we were asking about Christopher on 2-28-13 at the farm, that within 2 days we would receive such sad news, our prayers are with the family

Michelle Eason

March 8, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with your family. I understand the loss of a child and may God wrap you in arms of comfort and love, and peace.

Josue Reyes

March 8, 2013

I know you have been received by God and are looking down with a great fondness for the family and friends who mourn you. I pray that they will be alloted the strength to persevere such a sorrowful period in their lives. You will be missed.

March 8, 2013

We are thinking of you & your family each & every day, & , love you very much Debbie & Dave.

Fred & Nancy

Martyka Navarro

March 8, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

Pat Garrity

March 8, 2013

Chris you where a great guy & a dear friend to my brother and many. Rest in peace & give Fresh some love.

Melanie Chapman

March 8, 2013

Sissy- We love you dearly~ Loving & praying, Bryan & Melanie

Rona Sherman

March 7, 2013

My prayers are with you and your family, Debbie. May God give you strength through this difficult time.