Dr. Bill Lawson Sr.

January 21, 1926January 1, 2019

Dr. William “Bill” M. Lawson, 92, passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Bill was born on January 21, 1926 in Sheffield, Alabama to Claude Sims and Robbie Mae Moseley Lawson and grew up in Birmingham. After serving in the United States Marine Corp. for 3 years, he graduated from Birmingham Southern College in 1949 and from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry in 1953. Following graduation, Bill practiced dentistry in Birmingham for 52 years. He was President of both the Birmingham District Dental Society and the Alabama Dental Association. He served as a delegate to the American Dental Association for 37 years and was a member of the International College of Dentists. Bill is preceded in death by his wife, Ann Vance Lawson. He is survived by his children: William Lawson, Jr. (Mary), Barbara Lawson, Betty Lawson and Becky Lawson. The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 5, 2019 with a visitation beginning at 10 am and the funeral service starting at 11 am at Ridout’s Valley Chapel in Homewood, AL. Memorial donations may be made to the Southern Museum of Flight, 4343 73rd Street North, Birmingham, AL 35206.


  • Visitation Saturday, January 5, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, January 5, 2019

Dr. Bill Lawson Sr.

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