Lawson, Hubert F. "Peanut" (Cleveland)

Saturday, December 07, 2013

Hubert F. "Peanut" Lawson, 65, of Cleveland, TN, passed away on Friday December 6, 2013 in a Chattanooga Hospice facility.  

He was born on April 12, 1948 to the late Ralph E. and Alta L. Lawson.  He was of the Christian faith and retired as a concrete finisher and construction worker.  Peanut loved listening to music, going to flea markets and yard sales, and kept everyone around him smiling. 

He is survived by one son, Franklin Jr. Lawson; daughter, Tammy Lawson; sister, Ann Adcock (Danny); brother, Tommy Lawson (Janice); half-brother, Matt Evans; grandson, Torrey Lawson; two nieces, Rhonda Cheek and Karen Lawson; aunt, Widdie Morris; four special friends, Bill Sexton, Charles and Gladys Rogers, and Rex Wilson;  and several cousins and extended family members and friends.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday December 10, at the church with Pastor Ronnie Ledford officiating.  Interment will follow the service at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.  Robert Cheek, Mike Paschke, Mike Goodwin, Freddie Straton, Billy Swafford, Andy Coffey, and Dale Shafer will serve as pallbearers. 

The family will receive friends on Monday December 9, from 5-8 p.m. at Community Hall Church located at 1305 6th ST NE, Cleveland, TN 37311.  

Companion Funeral & Cremation Service has charge of the arrangements. 


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