Joe Lawson passed away peacefully at Darlington Nursing Facility on September 30th 2017 in Toledo Ohio at the age of 60 with his sister Darlene Kwiatkowski by his side. He was born on January 27th 1957 in Loudon County Tennessee. He was the youngest of 4 children born from the union of the late Arzona Wampler & the late Jack Lawson. Joe attended Monroe Public Schools. Joe worked many jobs around Monroe County. He enjoyed playing pool, horseshoes, going on walks, partying and fishing. Joe is survived by his son, Ritchel (Beth) Lawson; “6 grandchildren; siblings: Tommy Lawson of Monroe, David Lawson of Monroe, Darlene (Jim) Kwiatkowsk of Petersburg, MI, Jackie (Trish) Lawson of Lenoir City, TN, Donnie (Tammy) Lawson of Lenoir City, TN, Jennifer (Eric Sr.) Stiegler of Lenoir City, TN; along with several nieces & nephews; Joe’s companion, Pamela Kelley of 20 years. There will be no funeral service, however there will be a private cremation by Cremation Society of Toledo where online condolences may be made.