Lawrence was born on October 13, 1923 and passed away on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Lawrence was a resident of Illinois at the time of passing. He was attended high school in Ohio and later Pilgrim Holiness College in Frankfort Indiana. Lawrence was married to Ruby. A visitation at Renner Wikoff Chapel will be held on FridayApril 282017 from 6pm-8pm. A visitation at The First Wesleyan Church of Urbana will be held April 292017 from 11am-Noon with a funeral service immediately following at Noon. Burial will take place at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Champaign. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the First Wesleyan Church of Urbana Illinois.