Mr. Lawson was born Jan. 14, 1959 in Caripito, Venezuala to Gordon Wallace and Blanche Hickok Lawson. Gordon graduated from Texas A&M University in 1980 and earned his MBA in 1981. At Texas A&M, he was a member of the Corp of Cadets and later served his country in the Army as a 2nd Lt., stationed in Hawaii. Gordon lived most of his life in Houston where he worked as a computer systems manager. He was a member of the American Legion and the San Antonio Model Railroad Association.
Survivors include his sister Judy Lawson of Austin; nephews Devon Etheredge and Jasen Lawson; and 8 cousins.
Preceded in death by his parents.
A funeral service was held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 27 at The First Baptist Church of Karnes City with Pastor Kevin Cornelius officiating.
Pallbearers were Pat Dziuk, Charles Davis, Matt Gotthardt, Arman Syed, LeRoy Weigang, David Kunshik, Bill Pyle, and Devon Etheredge.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund.
Funeral services are entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home, Inc. of Karnes City.