James “Jr.” Lawson, age 67, went home to be with the Lord Monday, November 8, 2021 at Waters Edge Nursing Facility in Muncie, In. He was born September 21, 1954 in New Castle, Indiana, a son of Clyde and Josie Terry Lawson.
James worked as a security guard most of his adult life. However, James took medical leave from work with disability after a brief illness. He was also a youth care manager at New Castle Youth Center. James enjoyed family time, singing, reading, and especially taking care of his pets.
He is survived by two brothers, Rick (Debbie) Lawson of New Castle, Stephen (Laura) Lawson of Muncie; two sisters, Lucy and Judy Lawson, both of New Castle; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Roy, Sam, Paul, and Harold Lawson; four sisters, Helen Hicks, Dorothy Gwinn, Elizabeth Vanderpool, and Sherry Lawson.
Funeral services will be held 12:00 p.m., Friday, November 12, 2021 at Macer-Hall-Marcum Funeral Home, 2011 East Broad St., New Castle with Pastor Bill Palmer officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to services Friday at the funeral home. Funeral directors and staff are honored to serve the Lawson family. Online condolences may be made at www.macerhall.com.