Merlin “Roy” Leroy Lawrence

May 9, 1941 ~ August 4, 2022 (age 81)
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Merlin (Roy) Leroy Lawrence, 81 formerly of Lexington passed away on Thursday morning August 4, 2022.  Born in Merry Hill, North Carolina on May 9, 1941.

He was the son of the late Claude Lawrence and Rosa Mae Bowman.

Roy served in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam Era.  He worked for the Federal

Government for 28 years retiring in 1994.  He was an automobile enthusiast and enjoyed buying, building ,selling, and showing his classic cars and trucks.

Roy was preceded by his parents and his siblings: Mildred Simmons, Lloyd Lawrence, Virginia Mizelle, Sophie House, Rachael Suis, Nelie Gray White and Jimmy Lawrence.

He is survived by his stepson Marty (Sandy) Cox of Elizabethtown PA. and his stepdaughter Susan (Danny) Jones of West Columbia, SC, eight grands and 8 great Grands.

The memorial Service will be held at Ebenezer Pentecostal Holiness Church located at 501 Church Street, West Columbia SC on Friday August the 12th. Friends will be received at 2:00 before the service at 3:00. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the American Liver Foundation  or to Ebenezer PHC Missions outreach,​


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August 12, 2022

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Ebenezer Pentecostal Church (Church Street, West Columbia SC)

Celebration of Life
August 12, 2022

3:00 PM
Ebenezer Pentecostal Church (Church Street, West Columbia SC)

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