Maynard Russell Lawton

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Maynard Russell Lawton, 75, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, May 3, 2012.

Mr. Lawton was retired from IBM and Home Depot, and was an active volunteer and supporter of the NY State 4-H Horse Program.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Grace Russell Lawton.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Joyce Lawton of Lewisburg; son, Scott Lawton of Maine, N.Y.; daughter, Colleen (Orlando) Fonseca of Thompson's Station; grandchildren, Josh and Shelby Lawton, Kristie (John) Huff, Nicolette and Kayana Fonseca; four great-grandchildren; half-brothers, Dean, Rahn and Rhett Lawton; half-sister, Dorothy Ortu; and many other loving family members and friends.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 8, at Spring Hill Memorial Funeral Home, with Ward Jones officiating, followed by interment in Spring Hill Memorial Park.

Honorary pallbearers were employees of Home Depot and NY State 4-H Horse Program.

Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or NY State 4-H Horse Program.