Joseph Charles “J.C.” Lawson

Joseph Charles “J.C.” Lawson, 51, of Front Royal, Virginia passed away on November 11, 2020 at Warren Memorial Hospital.

A memorial service will be held for J.C. from 6-8 P.M. on Monday, November 16, 2020 at Maddox Funeral Home 105 W Main St. in Front Royal with Sammy Campbell officiating.

J.C. was born on February 7, 1969 in Leesburg, Virginia to the late Martha Lawson and James Curtis Lawson Sr. He was also preceded in death by one brother, James Curtis Lawson Jr.

J.C. was proud to be a former volunteer fire rescue member at the Front Royal Fire Department. He never met a stranger, was a lover of nature and was an avid Cowboys fan.

Surviving J.C. is his loving wife of 31 years, Cheryl Maureen Lawson; his children, Jessica McGee, Carla Lawson and Caleb Lawson; his siblings, Sheila Bender, John Lawson and Pat Andrews; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Warren County or to Maddox Funeral Home to assist with funeral expenses.

  10 comments for “Joseph Charles “J.C.” Lawson

  1. Todd Brown
    November 13, 2020 at 7:40 pm

    Such a great man. I loved him like a brother and will miss him greatly. He faithfully called me every year on my birthday. I will never forgot our friendship we started in the fifth grade. Rest in peace Joe, I will forever remember you, my friend.

  2. Jim & Gina Chapman
    November 13, 2020 at 8:57 pm

    Prayers for the family. Rest In Peace Joe.

  3. Bob Whitacre
    November 14, 2020 at 1:09 am

    I had only known JC from working at Ward Trucking for a short time, but the time I spent around him it was fun and a lot of laughs. Good people are hard to find and he will be missed by us all. Let the family seek comfort with Lord to help with this very rough time.

  4. Joel
    November 14, 2020 at 6:45 pm

    I not only knew JC as a friend but we were like brothers and I will miss him and not only did I work with him a lot of year’s but we also shared a lot of laughs. We tried to out do each other on pranks!

  5. Dale Brown
    November 15, 2020 at 3:48 am

    My thoughts and prayers to his family and friends. I’m so sorry for your lost.

  6. Stevie Lillard
    November 15, 2020 at 4:24 am

    Wow I’m shocked…what a great brother friend and truly a friend to everyone he met. Till the next time we meet again brother ….Stevie

  7. Sheryl Wolfe
    November 16, 2020 at 3:53 pm

    Lt. Carla,
    I am so sorry to hear about your Dad. May God give you and your family peace and comfort in the time of Loss.

    Sheryl Wolfe

  8. Cecil Banks
    November 16, 2020 at 8:26 pm

    JC was one heck of a good person. Never did I see him angry. Always with a mile long grin on his face. Many memories of you at VDOT all of them makes me smile. Condolences to the family in their time of loss. Rest easy my friend

  9. Fred Dillon Jr
    November 16, 2020 at 10:47 pm

    R.I.P Joe I remember spending the night together growing up good times my friend and seeing at kids school functions you will be missed.

  10. Tommy Day
    November 17, 2020 at 3:48 pm

    I Shed a tear on this. A true friend that never, ever changed. Called me every year on my birthday. Will miss that. 😪 One of the best self-taught guitarist. He use to play “uncle pen” with the guitar behind his head. Will truly miss ya bro. Many prayers to Cheryl and the family. 🙏❤

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