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Glaudis Lawrence Jr.February 7, 2017 ~ September 10, 2017
Services will be held 10:00a.m. Saturday at Greater Friendship Baptist Church for Mr. Glaudis Lawrence Jr., 70 who departed this life on September 7, 2017 in St Elizabeth Hospital in Boardman.
Mr. Lawrence was born February 10, 1947 in Youngstown a son of Glaudis Lawrence Sr. and Irene Donaldson. He was a 1966 graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School where he excelled as a football star for the school. He had been employed as a laborer for Calex Industries. He was a member of Greater Friendship Baptist Church. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan. He played softball for the teams for Southern Tavern and Mary’s Tavern. He also loved boxing.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his mother Irene Campbell; his wife Odessa Lawrence; his sons Robino Lawrence I and Keith M. Lawrence both of Youngstown; LaRita L. Lawrence and Glaudis Lawrence IV both of Pittsburgh; two step-sons Daron A. Murphy of Youngstown and Terrance L. Murphy of Pittsburgh; two step-daughters Denise and Bambi Britt of Youngstown; his siblings Jeanette Cummings of Sacramento, CA, Willa Mae (Leonard) Sykes, Bernice Campbell and Charlene Dobyne all of Youngstown; LaRita Lawrence Washington of Belwood, Ind., Michael A. (Valery) Lawrence of Gary, Indiana; two special friends Curt Jones and Garland Sims; 30 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, his step-father Lawrence C. Campbell, a son Antwan M Lawrence Sr., his twin brother Charles J. Lawrence Sr., Step-son Dawan L. Britt, and step-granddaughter KeAria Britt. Friends may call one hour to the services 9-10:00am at the church. Arrangements were entrusted to L.E. Black, Phillips and Holden Funeral Home.