Richard Alan Lawson

May 11, 1954 - March 4, 2017

05/11/1954 - 03/04/2017

Past Services

Thursday March 09, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Chesapeake Chapel
929 Battlefield Blvd S
Chesapeake, VA 23322
(757) 482-3311 | Directions
Friday March 10, 2017
12:00 pm
Apostles Lutheran Church
370 Johnstown Road
Chesapeake, VIrginia 23322
757-547-4692 | Directions
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Celebration of Life

Friday March 10, 2017
1:45 pm
Albert G. Horton Memorial Veteran Cemetery
5310 Milners Rd.
Suffolk, VA 23434
757-255-7217 | Directions
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Rendering of Military Honors and Interment

Richard Alan Lawson, 62, went to heaven after a courageous battle with ALS on March 4, 2017.  Rick was born in Independence, KS to Denny and Kathaleen Lawson.  He retired from the United States Navy, as a Lieutenant Commander after 30 years of service.
Rick is predeceased by his mother.  Left to cherish his memory is his wife Darla; three sons, Jimmy (Sara), Curtis (Ashley) and Scott; his father; sister Vickie (Bill); brother, David; six grandchildren plus one on the way and a host of extended family and dear friends.
Family will receive guests Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 929 S. Battlefield Blvd. from 6pm-8pm.  A celebration of life will be held for Rick on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 12:00 pm at Apostles Lutheran Church, 370 Johnstown Road, Chesapeake Virginia.  Interment will be at Albert G. Horton Veterans Cemetery, 5310 Milners Rd. in Suffolk, Virginia.

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Mary Daughtrey ( the lady in the red house on Barbara Court.)
6 years ago

Darla: I am so sorry for your loss. You and Rick were an inspiration, your constant care of him and his always pleasant countenance. Your love was so apparent. I pray that memories of the good, healthy times will comfort you and your family.

6 years ago

With our deepest sympathy and love.
Bobby, Delma, Mika and Ben

Eddrian Logan
6 years ago

We will always have San Diego. It was a joy to have know Rick. In these moments of loss, words are useless. God rest his soul in peace and the angels to always be there with you!

Angie Todd
6 years ago

With heartfelt condolences to Ms. Darla and the rest of Mr. Rick’s family and friends.