Bobby Ray Lawson, 61, of Huntsville, passed away September 4, 2013, at his home.

Born in Huntsville, March 23, 1952, he was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Rose Lloyd Lawson.

He is survived by Mattaline Newport; father and step-mother, James Robert and Sarah Lawson; sons: Tracy Lawson and wife, Rene, of Sunbright, and Eric Lawson and wife, Trish, of Huntsville; grandchildren: Tyler Bankston, Jacob Lawson, Joseth Kirby, and Issaiah Lawson; great-grandchild, Teegan; brother, Benny Lawson and wife, Barbara; sisters: Judy Lawson, Carraie Kirby, Karen Hammock and husband, Claude, and Jannie Carson and husband, Carl; special friends: Linda Lowe and Loretta Brock; and many other relatives.

Funeral service was conducted September 6, in the chapel of West-Murley Funeral Home with Bro. Benny Lawson, Bro. Carlie Duncan, and Bro. Carl Carson officiating.  Graveside service was conducted September 7, at Lawson Family Cemetery.

West-Murley Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.