Roland Preston Lawrence, 78 of Smiths Grove died Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the Medical Center
The Barren County native was a son of the late Renick Preston and Lela Neagle Lawrence. He was a Methodist Minister and farmer. Roland was a member of the Smiths Grove United Methodist Church and attended Flatrock United Methodist Church, a member of the Smiths Grove Lions Club, an avid Lady Topper Fan, and member of the American Beefalo Association.
His survivors include his wife of 57 years, Virginia "Jenny" Lawrence; three children, Deborah Miles (David), Richard Preston Lawrence (Tammy), Elizabeth Hogue (Brad); eight grandchildren, Lesleigh Lawrence, Michael Miles (Ashley), Aarica Martin (Cole), Richelle Peyton Lawrence, Duran Ausbrooks (Monica), Jessica Haley (Jeremy), Jeff Dutton, Kelley Shilling (Jay); seven great grandchildren, Michael Richard Parker, Jackson Ausbrooks, Morgan Haley, Taylor Haley, Storm Dutton, Amara Dutton, Sophia Spinda; two sisters, Carole Harrison and Dean Jones; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service 2 p.m. Sunday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Grove Chapel with burial in Smiths Grove Cemetery. Visitation 12 - 8 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Smiths Grove Lions Club, P.O. Box 148, Smiths Grove, KY 42171
Smiths Grove Lions Club
P.O. Box 148, Smiths Grove KY 42171