Drexel Dewayne Lawson

Drexel Dewayne Lawson

1935-2020

Drexel Dewayne Lawson, 84, Colorado Springs, Colorado, passed from this life on Friday, March 27, 2020. He was born on November 3, 1935 in Orsburg, Missouri and moved to Colorado Springs in 1936.  His parents were Glen D. & Viola M. Krugh-Lawson. He went to Buena Vista School and Main High School. He then went into the U.S. Navy and was on the AKA Ship and the USS Charles S. Sperry. He then returned to Colorado Springs, working at Coca Cola, Print Shop on the West side, Golf Acres Enco, Platte Floral, Broadmoor Florist & Greenhouse, Circle Florist, Anthony’s Heavy Equipment, Garrison Striping, Lawson Livestock Removal, Cowan Trucking, C&H Transportation, J.D. Hunt Transportation and Hyponex Corporation.

He is survived by his wife, Catherine (Cathy) O’Connell-Lawson; brother, Verlin G. Lawson and wife, Linda of Colorado Springs; children, Kevin Lawson, Annette Kennedy, Kelli Trujillo, Debra Jedynak, Jerry Lawson and Michael Lawson; 14 grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Cappadona Funeral Home, 1020 E. Fillmore St., Colorado Springs, C. is in the preparation of the body.  Service will be at a later date because of the virus.

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