Richard T. Lawrence

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Richard T. Lawrence

May 30, 1934 - July 27, 2018

Richard T. Lawrence Mr. Richard T. Lawrence, 84, of Adel, Georgia, passed away on July 27, 2018 at his home. He was born on May 30, 1934 in Adel to the late Larry Elton Lawrence and Nelda Bernice Adams Lawrence. Mr. Lawrence lived most of his life in Cook County where he was a member of the Cook County Exchange Club and the Adel United Methodist Church. He served honorably in the U.S. Air Force where he retired as a Master Sergeant after more than 20 years of service. He then taught at Cook Middle School, where he was also the golf coach, and later retired from there as well.

Mr. Lawrence is survived by his loving wife, Madge Wilkes Lawrence; a son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Lisha Lawrence; two grandsons and their wives: Jared and Melanie Lawrence and Bubba and Jessica Lawrence; six great-grandchildren: Megan, Josie, Jack, Madelyn, Kate and J.T. Lawrence; a brother, James B. "Jim" Lawrence; and a sister, Linda L. Cowart, all of Adel. A host of nieces and nephews also survive. Mr. Lawrence was preceded in death by a brother, Frederick L. "Freddie" Lawrence.

The family will receive friends Sunday evening, July 29, 2018 from 6 until 8 PM at Boone Funeral Home South, 1804 S. Hutchinson Ave., in Adel. The funeral service will take place at 11:00 AM on Monday, July 30, 2018, at Adel United Methodist Church with Rev. John Stephens officiating and Mr. Eris Ross, Jr. providing the eulogy. Interment with full military honors will follow at Woodlawn City Cemetery.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at --Boone Funeral Home is serving the Lawrence family.
Published on July 28, 2018
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