John Robert “Bobby” Lawson, U.S. Army veteran and beloved husband for 65 years of Evelyn (Dixon) Lawson, passed away on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at the age of 88. Bob was a master carpenter, extraordinary gardener, avid shopping buddy, long time dog-lover, and most of all loving husband, Dad, and Papa. Nicknames included Abe, Pop, Oompapa, and when his daughters were teens-Bank of Dad. From trips to York Beach, Maine with his wife, to daily 5:00am fishing trips with his grandson, and Christmas shopping marathons with his daughters he was always happiest with his family. He will be sorely missed by all. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Sheri Lawson, daughter Tammy Greenwood and her husband Brian, grandson Bobby Greenwood, and granddaughter Courtney Greenwood all of Brighton, and several cousins, nieces, and nephews. He was also predeceased by his best friend Frank “Porky” Polcaro of Allston, MA.
Services will be private.
Donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Avenue, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10001, alzfdn.org.
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