Paul Andrew Lawrence, Sr., 66, of Vidor, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 22, at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital. Mr. Lawrence was born Aug. 31, 1946, in Houston. He graduated from South Park High School in 1966. He served in the U.S. Army 1st Armored Division 54th Infantry for 4 years as a Mechanic.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Thelma Lutenbacher.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Angelina Ann Lawrence; children, Paul Andrew Lawrence, Jr., Michelle Lawrence, and Stephany Isaacs; son-in-law, Stephen Isaacs; daughter-in-law, Ashley Lawrence; brother, George Reeves and wife, Cathy; grandchildren, Devin Coker, Nathan Reid, Emilee Miller, Shelby Lawrence and Zackery Isaacs; great-grandchildren, Alise Martin, Parker Martin, Tessa Miller; and his guardian Angel, a man who held him up to the highest standard, Albert Braneff; and many other friends.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Thursday, Sept. 27, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., at Forest Lawn Funeral Home.

Funeral services for Mr. Lawrence will be held Friday, Sept. 28, at 2:00 p.m., in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home, with interment to follow at Magnolia Cemetery.

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