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Deloy J. Lawson

Mr. Deloy J. Lawson, 93, of Paragould, AR., passed away Friday, June 26, 2020 at home. Mr. Lawson was born in Neelyville, MO., on November 12, 1926. He retired after 49 years as a Construction Superintendent from Clay County Electric. He proudly served his country as a member of the United States Navy during World War II, he was an LCT driver, during the Normandy Invasion, Omaha Beach, Easy Red Sector, 25th Wave. He was a 32 Degree Scottish Rite Mason, member of Sahara Temple in Pine Bluff, AR. and past Grand Master of Corning Masonic Lodge #719. He enjoyed coaching baseball, ball room dancing, running marathons, (in fact he ran over 25,000 miles in his lifetime), hunting, collecting knives and hatchets. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Corning, AR.


Clay County Courier

810 N Missouri Ave.
P.O. Box 85
Corning, Arkansas 72422-0085
(870) 857-3531