DEXTER - William H. Lawson died June 19, 2004, at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Dexter.
Born in Paducah, Ky., to the late John William Lawson and Lillie Davis Lawson, he was a mbmer of the First Assembly of God Church in Dexter. He was a 40-year member of Gideon's International where he was past president of the Dexter Camp and a past president of the Dexter Kiwanis Club.
On Sept. 4, 1943, at Granite City, Ill., he married Mary M. Matcaroff, who survives of the home in Dexter.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by one brother, Curtis Lawson of Paducah.
Vistation will be from noon Tuesday until time for services at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. The Rev. Mike Kohlbacker will officiate.
Graveside servicse will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Sunset Hills Cemetery at Edwardsville, Ill.