Robert Calvin Lawrence, Jr.

January 29, 1941 - June 26, 2016

01/29/1941 - 06/26/2016

Past Services

Visitation
Thursday July 07, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel
5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 422-4000 | Directions
Cemetery
Friday July 08, 2016
Forest Lawn Cemetery
8100 Granby Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23505
Directions
Service
Friday July 08, 2016
11:00 am
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel
5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 422-4000 | Directions

Robert Calvin Lawrence Jr., 75, passed away Sunday June 26, 2016 in his home with his beloved wife “Dee” by his side.  Robert, also known as “Red”, was born to Robert Calvin Lawrence, Sr. and Helen Eanes.  He went to Norview High School and joined the Marine Corps after school.  His main career though, was being a member of the Norfolk Fire Department, a career that lasted 30 years.
He married his wife, Marianne and they had two children, Sharon and Troy.  After Marianne’s passing, Red went on to marry Delores “Dee” Lawrence. In addition to being survived by his wife and his children, Robert is also survived by his father Robert Calvin Lawrence, Sr. and his wife Marin; son-in-law, George Carpenter; two stepsons, Jeff and Chris Minson; his Lodge Brothers and Sisters, Firefighter Friends and many other Friends from bowling and bingo.
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Beth Fulgham
5 years ago

So sorry for your loss, you all are in our prayers

Linda Durham and Mallory and Dominic durhaf
5 years ago

So sorry for your loss our prayers are with you your family

Dean R. Harding
5 years ago

So sorry for your loss of such a good Husband and friend. My prayers are with during this difficult time. May the wonderful memories of your time together be with you always.

Mike & Lynn Benedict
5 years ago

We will truly miss you. A good friend , played cards, played bingo, a 30 yr. firefighter , loyal Phythian ,Marine and carrying and loving husband to Dee Dee. We send our prayers to his family .We will miss you ” Speedy”.

Katie
5 years ago

My deepest condolences to you and your family. Bob will be missed. May you find comfort in your memories that you both shared.

Murphy Lawrence
5 years ago

Sincerest condolences. Bobby was my cousin.

Lovey Lyons and Sue Anne Howell
5 years ago

We are sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you

Greg Mcleod
5 years ago

Our deepest sympathy goes to the Lawrence family for the loss of Red. We both worked with Red during his career as a Norfolk Firefighter. May God bless you family during this difficult time.

Diana & Greg Mcleod

Angie D. Chambliss
5 years ago

To the family of Robert Calvin Lawrence, Jr. with heartfelt sympathy.