Harvey P. Lawton, 82, of Sun City, Arizona, formerly of Warwick, died Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at his home. He was the beloved husband of Sylvia E. (Mayo) Lawton. Born in Pawtucket, a son of the late John and Elizabeth (Pontz) Lawton, he moved to Arizona in 1988.
Mr. Lawton served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his devoted children: Mildred L. Borodic and her husband Gary of Canton, MA, Harvey P. Lawton, III of Sun City West, Keith D. Lawton and his wife Karen of Castle Pine, CO, Elizabeth Ann Lawton Brizias and her husband Charles of Dallas, TX, Francis G. Lawton and his wife Stephanie of Sacramento, CA, Dana C. Lawton and his wife Kaoruko of Sun City, Kimberly J. Stiller and her husband David of Westbrook Village, AZ. He was the loving grandfather of seventeen and great-grandfather of four, and the cherished brother of Madge Rennex of Pawtucket, John T. Lawton of Providence, and the late Kenneth J. Lawton and brother-in-law of Joan Lawton.
His funeral service will be held Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 10:00 am in THE URQUHART-MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, 800 Greenwich Ave. Warwick (Exit 12A off I-95). Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the funeral home Wednesday 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Burial will be in White Brook Cemetery, Richmond.
Reported: 12/29/12 (Show all obituaries for this day)
By: Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home (Show all obituaries and information about this funeral home)