Lawrence Radford

Lawrence Robert Radford, 68, of Gastonia, passed away on Friday, August 3, 2018, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Mr. Radford was born in McDowell County, to the late Ernest Ree Radford and Jeanette Seaman Radford.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Ronald Radford and Donald Radford.

Mr. Radford is survived by two sons; Robert Radford of Gastonia, NC, and Brian Radford of Bessemer City, NC, one daughter; Angela Radford of Dallas, NC, and four brothers; Charles Radford and wife Mary Lou of Marion, NC, Carl Radford and wife Linda of Dallas, NC, Bruce Radford and wife Frances of Dallas, NC, Frank Radford and wife Debrayda of Bessemer City, NC, and Dennis Radford and wife Frances of Gastonia, NC.

The family will be receiving friends prior to the service from 1:30pm to 3:00 pm at Macedonia Baptist Church in Nebo, NC.

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday August 8 at Macedonia Baptist Church in Nebo, NC with Reverend Bruce Ward and Reverend Joe Heffner officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be nephews.

Memorials for Mr. Radford may be made to St. Jude’s Hospital at P.O. Box 1000 Memphis, TN 38148

Kirksey Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the Radford family with arrangements.

This obituary is a courtesy of Carothers Funeral Home at Gaston Memorial Park.


  • Receiving of Friends Wednesday, August 8, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Service Wednesday, August 8, 2018

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Brenda Radford

August 6, 2018

I was married to Lawrence for 14 yrs. We had 2 great sons together.Rest in peace.