Bobby Joe Lawrence, Sr., 57, of Pimento passed away on Sunday, September 18, 2022, at his home surrounded by family. He was born May 2, 1965, in Terre Haute to Charles R. Lawrence and Wilma M. “Sis” Ellinger Lawrence. Bobby was a crane operator for over 30 years. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish. Most of all Bobby was a family man. His children and grandchildren were his greatest joy.
Bobby is survived by his loving wife of nearly 38 years, Sandra Lawrence, mother Wilma “Sis” Lawrence, son Bobby Lawrence, Jr. (Alicia), daughters Lori Hogle (Brad) and Nikki Donham (Gary), grandchildren Heylia, Hailey, Jazlyn, Mercedes, Matthew, Audrey, Brantley, Gary, Jr. “Bean”, and Chrysler; brothers Ricky Lawrence, Kenny Lawrence, and Terry Lawrence (Dawn), sisters Sheila Rutledge (Jerry) and Tammy Hild (Matt), and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father, Charles R. Lawrence, Sr. and brother Charles R. Lawrence, Jr.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at DeBaun Springhill Chapel from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Service will begin at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Alfred Templeton officiating. The family would like to extend thanks to the Hospice of the Wabash Valley, especially Kim and Becky for the care and comfort they provided to Bobby and the family. Online condolences may be made to www.debaunfuneralhomes.com.