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Dale Lawson

February 25, 1941 ~ January 9, 2022 (age 80) 80 Years Old


Lewis Dale Lawson, of Liberty, Kentucky, passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2022, at his home on Thomas Ridge Road.  He was 80 years old.

He was born on February 25, 1941, in a little two room house on Brock’s Creek in Casey County, the son of Lewis and Erma Lawson.

Dale is preceded in death by his Mom and Dad; three sisters, Berniece Luttrell, Irene Overstreet and Joan Sayers.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra Rainwater Lawson, whom he married in Muskogee County, Oklahoma, on April 30, 1966; three sons, Greg (and Angela) Lawson, Jeff (and Yvonna) Lawson and Kyle (and Tasha) Lawson; his twin brother, Don (and Veola) Lawson, a younger brother, David Lawson; and seven grandchildren.

Dale worked as a mechanic and in maintenance for several sewing factories; Liberty Sportswear, Palm Beach Company and TMI.  He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church on Thomas Ridge and was a veteran of the United States Army.  He enjoyed playing guitar, bass guitar and his favorite, the fiddle.  Dale was a member of several gospel groups through the years.

Funeral services will be held at Oak Grove Church at 11:00 a.m. EST on Friday, January 14, 2022, with Bro. Dwight Coffman officiating and Bro. Mark Yaden assisting.  Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery.  Active pallbearers will be Greg Lawson, Jeff Lawson, Colby Lawson, Tony Lawson, James Grider and Allen Patterson.  Honorary pallbearers are Kim Lawson and Bruce Luttrell.  Military Honors will be performed by the Casey County Honor Guard.

Visitation will be after 10:00 a.m. EST, Friday, at the church, until time for services.

Dale’s arrangements are entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home.  An online guestbook is available at




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January 14, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Oak Grove Baptist Church

Funeral Service
January 14, 2022

11:00 AM
Oak Grove Baptist Church


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