James E. Lawrence Sr., 76, of Frankfort, Indiana died on December 13, 2012 at his home.
He was born on January 16, 1936 in Geneva County, Alabama to John D. and Effie May (Brooks) Lawrence and married Barbara Fleenor on December 27, 1979 in Kingson, GA. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard an amphibious assault personnel carrier from 1952-55 during the Korean War.
Mr. Lawrence worked 45 years for Miller Pipeline Construction as superintendent and foreman, and retired in 1998. He was a member of the Local 103 Operating Engineers Union.