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Woodlawn Baptist Church
Saturday February 29th, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Woodlawn Baptist Church
Saturday February 29th, 2020

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Blaine Lawing

Blaine Lawing, 84, of Belmont passed away February 25, 2020 at his residence.  He was born on June 23, 1935 to the late John and Frankie Garrett Lawing.  He is also preceded in death by his brother, Richard Lawing and sister, Gwen Baucom.  Blaine was a previous Master at the Masonic Lodge in Belmont.  He had an avid love of music; especially gospel and he enjoyed playing the guitar.  He had an artistic hand for making guitars, fiddles, and mandolins. 

Blaine is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Loretta Lawing; daughters, Debbie Calvert and husband Eddie, Tammy Short and husband Michael, and Lynn Brooks; son, Tim Lawing and wife Susan; brother, Johnny Lawing and wife Margaret; 6 grandchildren, Melissa and husband Aaron, Jonathan and wife Erin, Jeffrey, Brandon and wife Allison, Wade and wife Courtney, and Carmen; and 6 great-grandchildren, Keylee, Noah, Landon, River, Charlotte, and Lily.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 29, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. at Woodlawn Baptist Church, Lowell with Rev. Tim Lawing and Rev. Wade Lawing officiating.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Belmont.

The family would like to express a special thank you for the care of Blaine to the nurses and staff of Carolina Caring Hospice and to Dr. Ronald Digby.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Journey Church,  231 Mays Mills Dr., Cramerton, NC 28032.

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Loretta, Debbie and family, I am so sorry to hear about Blaine. I have good memories at Stowe Memorial Baptist Church getting hugs from him and singing in the choir, going to your house and hanging out with Debbie. Always a super nice man. Just know that I am thinking of you and prating for you.

Donna Ramsey Ledbetter Feb 28 2020 12:00 AM

Our family would like to offer our sympathy and prayers to each of you at this time. May God comfort as only He can. Blessings, Gary & Terry McGinnis.

Gary McGinnis Feb 28 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Blaine Lawing

The Staff of Benson Funeral & Cremation Services Feb 25 2020 12:00 AM

Gary and I are so sorry to hear about our beloved buddy passing. Such a good neighbor and friend. We loved him so much!! Prayers for all the Lawing family members. Such a comfort knowing we shall see him once again

Linda and Gary Brown Feb 25 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Blaine Lawing

Willie & Janice Cobb Feb 25 2020 12:00 AM

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Friends and Family Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM