Robert Lawrence

Robert Lawrence

Thursday, August 3rd, 1933 - Monday, May 6th, 2019
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Robert Cloyd Lawrence, 85, of Dover, Tennessee passed away Monday, May 6, 2019 at Nashville, Tennessee. He was born August 3, 1933 in Hardin County, Ohio, son of the late Granville and Martha Baum Lawrence. Mr. Lawrence was a member of the Bumpus Mills United Methodist Church and the Order of the Odd Fellows Lodge. While living in Forest, Ohio he served on the city council and as mayor. He also served on the Forest Ohio Volunteer Fire Department. Robert loved fishing and collecting trains, and owned over 300 baseball caps.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brothers, John Lawrence, and Joseph Lawrence, sisters, Barbara Clements, Shirley Lawrence, and Audrey Lawrence, and ex-wife, Dorothy VanBuskirk.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 47 years, Sherry Day Lawrence, Dover, TN, sons, Larry Lawrence, OH, Robert Day, OH, daughters, Carol Gibson, OH, Bobbie Brauneller, OH, Lynn Day Allen, Big Rock, TN, Tammy Day, CA, and Kristi Borges, Nashville, TN, sister, Evelyn Martin, OH, and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.
The funeral service will be at 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Anglin Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 12:00 pm until the time of service on Saturday. His grandsons and great grandsons will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Arrangements are entrusted to Anglin Funeral Home, Dover, Tennessee.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, May 11th, 2019 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Saturday, May 11th, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Anglin Funeral Home
    402 Donelson Pkwy.
    Dover, TN 37058
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, May 11th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, May 11th, 2019 2:00pm
    Anglin Funeral Home
    402 Donelson Pkwy.
    Dover, TN 37058
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Tim Curtin

Posted at 10:33pm
Thoughts and prayers to all of Bob's family.

Patrisia Magallon

Posted at 10:32am
Our hearts are saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you. May peace and comfort find you during this difficult time. May Jehovah give your family strength to endure the pain you’re family is going through. “The day is near when all who have fallen asleep will be awaken”-John 5:28,29

Tamara Martin

Posted at 01:45pm
I remember when your dad as mayor, married me Tammy Bayes to Ken Martin in forest at his home 1977. He was a great man. He will be missed by all who knew him.

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