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Richard Alan "Rick" Lawson

May 11, 1954 - March 4, 2017

Richard Alan Lawson, 62, went to heaven after a courageous battle with ALS on March 4, 2017.  Rick was born in Independence, KS to Denny and Kathaleen Lawson.  He retired from the United States Navy, as a Lieutenant Commander after 30 years of service.
Rick is predeceased by his mother.  Left to cherish his memory is his wife Darla; three sons, Jimmy (Sara), Curtis (Ashley) and Scott; his father; sister Vickie (Bill); brother, David; six grandchildren plus one on the way and a host of extended family and dear friends.
Family will receive guests Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 929 S. Battlefield Blvd. from 6pm-8pm.  A celebration of life will be held for Rick on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 12:00 pm at Apostles Lutheran Church, 370 Johnstown Road, Chesapeake Virginia.  Interment will be at Albert G. Horton Veterans Cemetery, 5310 Milners Rd. in Suffolk, Virginia.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Chesapeake Chapel

929 Battlefield Blvd S
Chesapeake, VA 23322


Service Information

Date: Friday, March 10, 2017

Time: 12:00 pm

Location:

Apostles Lutheran Church

370 Johnstown Road
Chesapeake, VIrginia 23322

Celebration of Life


Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, March 10, 2017

Time: 1:45 pm

Location:

Albert G. Horton Memorial Veteran Cemetery

5310 Milners Rd.
Suffolk, VA 23434

Rendering of Military Honors and Interment


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