Cecil Robert Lawrence, 71, of Charleston, died June 7, 2014, at home.
He retired from the West Virginia Bureau of Employment Programs after 24 years of service and was a U.S. Navy veteran in the Vietnam era, serving on the USS Saratoga.
He was preceded in death by parents, Walter H. and Mabel Marie Clark Lawrence; brothers, Jack, Charles and Walter Lawrence Jr.; and sister, Norma Sue Lawrence.
Surviving are his wife, Helen Marcella Shabdue Lawrence of Charleston; son, Robert Gregory Lawrence of Sissonville; daughter, Lisa Dawn (Cliff) Wilkerson of Cottageville; stepsons, Christopher Slater of Sissonville, Jamison Slater of Knoxville, Tenn., and Timothy Slater of Pigeon Forge, Tenn.; sisters, Betty O'Meara of Cabin Creek, Shirley Anna "Annie" Petry of Chesapeake and Pat Belcher of Parkersburg; brothers, Howard Lawrence of Hernshaw, Frank Lawrence of Hurricane and Edward Lawrence of Chesapeake; grandchildren, Dustin and Derek Hopkins, C.J. Slater and Jessica Globig; and great-grandchildren, Austin and Julie.
A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet, is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at leonardjohnsonfuneralhome.com.