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Hugh D. Lawing, Sr

June 5, 1931 February 5, 2012
Hugh D. Lawing, Sr
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Hugh D. Lawing, Sr. Hugh D. Lawing, age 80, of 131 N. Spring Creek Rd., Cobb, died at his residence Sunday, February 5, 2012. A native of Forest City, North Carolina, Hugh was born June 5, 1931, the son of the late Claude Manson and Eva Lackey Lawing. He attended high school at Cool Springs High School in Forest City, NC and graduated from North Carolina State University with a BSEE degree in Engineering in 1959. Hugh served in the US Navy from 1951-1955 as an Aviation Electrician. He was employed with Martin-Marietta Corp. as an Analog Applications Engineer. He also worked with Sperry-Rand Corp. as a Motor Design Engineer and retired after 28 years with Lockheed Georgia Company, Marietta, Georgia. While at Lockheed, Hugh worked as a Mathematician, Scientific Computing Analyst and in other computer operations. Hugh is a member of Lakeview Baptist Church where he taught Sunday School for several years. He also taught for many years in the Marietta, GA area. Since retirement Hugh has enjoyed golfing and gardening. Survivors include his wife, Beatrice Lawing of Cobb; four daughters and sons-in-law, Jane Harrison of Gainesville, GA, Amy and Mike Jackson of Kennesaw, Beth and Dave Duran of Marietta and Jo and Dr. Michael Hebert of MS; a son and daughter-in-law, Hugh and Penny Lawing, Jr. of Weston, FL; two step sons, Dr. Johnny Franklin Railey of Falls Church, VA and Todd Stephen and Dana Railey of Powder Springs; three sisters, Carolyn Lawing Wood of Forest City, NC and Verlie Lawing Leatherwood of Black Mountain, NC and Ethel Lawing Bridges of Troutman, NC; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Claude and Betty Lawing of Shelby, NC, Perry and Betty Lawing of Marion, NC and Morrison and Shirley Lawing of Poquoson, VA; fifteen grandchildren and two step grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at Andersonville National Cemetery, Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 11:30 AM In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorials be made to Alpha Net, Inc. at 2937 SW 27th Ave, Coconut Grove, FL 33133. You may sign the online guest book at Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel is in charge of these arrangements.


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