George W. Lawson, Jr., 71, of Augusta, KS, passed away Saturday, November 16, 2019 in Augusta.

Visitation Thursday 6-8 p.m. and service 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 22, 2019 all at First Baptist Church, Augusta. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta.

George was born in Wichita, Kansas on May 3, 1948, to the late Opal (Perry) Lawson and George Wilmot Lawson, Sr.

He served in the U.S. Air Force and retired as a sheet metal assembler at Boeing and Spirit.

On July 24, 1970 he married Linda (Wallace) Lawson in Andover, Kansas and she survives him. He is also survived by: daughter, Angie Knollenberg (Patrick) of Augusta; son, Jeremy Lawson (Sasha) of Augusta; brothers, Jack Lawson (Jody) of Augusta; Bob Lawson of Toronto, KS; and Kenny Lawson of Augusta; grandchildren, Lacey Merz, Caleb and Amariah Knollenberg and Jackson Lawson; and many loved nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Bill and Nate Lawson; sister, Joyce Razey; and grandson, Joshua Knollenberg.

Memorial donations to Augusta Little League Baseball - George Lawson Fund P.O. Box 462 Augusta, KS 67010.