Richard A. Lawson, 68 died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, at Emory Midtown Hospital in Atlanta, Ga.

Born in Fort Campbell, Ky., Richard was the son of the late Roy R. and Barbara Howe Lawson Sr. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army and upon his discharge, moved to the Spring City community. Richard was a engineer and retired from Team Peak. During his career, he worked on the Alaska Pipeline from 1991 to 2014. Richard loved to read and liked yard maintenance.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Lawson.

Survivors include his wife, Jeannette A. Lawson, of Spring City; son, James Wilson, of Mobile, Ala.; brother, Roy R. (Virginia) Lawson Jr., of Spring City; seven grandchildren; and his dog, Scotty.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Vaughn Funeral Home in Spring City is in charge of arrangements. Share condolences and memories of Richard at www.vaughn-funeral-home.com.