Marion Edgar Lawrence
November 16, 1927 – March 25, 2019
Marion E. Lawrence, 91, passed away in his home on March 25, 2019. Graveside services will be 2:00pm, Sat., March 30th at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, 701 N. 94th St., Kansas City, KS; meet at the funeral home.
Marion was born in Macon County, Missouri in 1927. He was a Sergeant in WWII, serving in Europe, where he earned a Purple Heart, a Bronze Star, and a Silver Star. Marion was a retired truck driver, who enjoyed fishing and pets, especially cats.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Clara Opal Lawrence; and sons, Clifford and Charlie.
Marion is survived by his sons, Dennis and Russell (Janice); his daughters, Karen (Charlie), Laura (Randy), Carol, and Lisa (Larry); his step-children, Todd (Leeann), Jim (Margaret), Linda, and Diane; his brother, Virgil Lawrence (Louise); and sixteen grandchildren and twenty-three great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kansas City Hospice or LAWS Animal Shelter.
Arrangements by Chapel Hill – Butler Funeral Home, 701 N. 94th St., Kansas City, KS 66112; 913-334-3366.
- Kansas City Hospice
- LAWS Animal Shelter
- Graveside Service Saturday, March 30, 2019