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Thomas Kirk Lawton, Jr.

Thomas Kirk Lawton, Jr.
  • November 4, 1950 - February 17, 2019
  • Charleston, South Carolina

Pause Lost Our Way by Bruce H. Zimmerman (ASCAP)
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“I love you, sweet man.Forever yours faithfully, ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Donna

“Donna I am so sorry to hear about Tom! He had such a warm and fun personality and will be greatly missed. I will be keeping you and the boys in my...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Janice Baeten - Green Bay, WI

“God be good to you forever, Tom!God bless those who love you most!I'm grateful our paths crossed at Holy Cross! Your old pastor old friend, Father Tim ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Fr. Tim Shillcox - De Pere, WI

“I was a classmate of Thomas. I am so sorry for your loss. I know your pain. We met just briefly at the cemetery. I will send you copies of the...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Ouida Dell - Ridgeland, SC

“My deepest sympathy to Thomas's family. I was a classmate at Ridgeland High School, Class of 1969. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Cheryl Able Shofner - Chapin, SC

“I never got the pleasure of meeting Mr. Lawton but have worked with his son for the past few years. I could not have asked for a better co-worker or...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: N H - Summerville, SC

“Donna, my deepest sympathy. Ginger sent me an email and I was shocked. May the Lord wrap you in comfort and peace. Love you! Nancy June ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Nancy Kison - Spring, TX - Family

“I am so very sorry for your loss. Although I haven't seen Thomas since the year we left Ridgeland High, I have fond memories of him. Since both our...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Susan Long - Ridgeland, SC

“Sam and Lee, so sorry for your loss. Thomas was huge man in my memory book. Love to his family. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Sam Mock - Ridgeland, SC - Friend

“Thinking of you all at this time, your entire family is in our thoughts and prayers. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Barry and Pam Cook - Ridgeland, SC

“Offering my sincere condolences to the LawtonFamily. May the God who "binds up the brokenhearted" and "comforts all who mourn," sustain you in this...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

Thomas Kirk Lawton, Jr., 68, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Donna Enrietti Lawton entered into eternal rest Sunday, February 17, 2019. His Funeral Service will be held Thursday, February 21, 2019 in the Church of the Holy Trinity, Grahamville, 2718 Bees Creek Road at 2:00 p.m. Interment, Grahamville Cemetery. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Thomas was born November 4, 1950 in Ridgeland, South Carolina, son of the late Thomas Kirk Lawton and Margaret Jenkins Lawton. He was a graduate of The Citadel, Class of 1973 and a retired Merchant Mariner with Exxon Mobile Shipping Company.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Donna; two sons: Thomas Graham Lawton (Erin) and Samuel Walker Lawton all of Charleston, SC; two brothers; Samuel D. Lawton (Kay) and William Lee Lawton both of Ridgeland, SC; and grandchild, Alex Lawton.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Upcoming Funeral Services

Grahamville Cemetery

SC-336 Ridgeland, SC 29936