Roger C. Lawton, Jr., 60, Natural Bridge

NATURAL BRIDGE, NY – Roger C. Lawton, Jr., 60, of 25364 Hickey Rd., Natural Bridge, passed peacefully away on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020 at his home.

Born Dec. 20, 1959, in Carthage, a son of the late Roger C. and Patsy Hubbard Baker Lawton, Sr., he attended Carthage Senior High School. He served in the United States Army from 1976 to 1980.

On Dec. 28, 1979, he married the love of his life, Victoria J. LaLone. Victoria died on Jan. 11, 2020.

His last employment of 30 years was for Gaetano Transportation, where he was a truck driver and medically retired in 2016.

Roger enjoyed woodworking, playing poker, watching TV, he especially loved his granddaughters & great-grandchildren and spent much of his time with them.

Roger is survived by: his daughter, Misty S. (Robert) Bell of Carthage; a sister, Kendra (David) Scott, Kentucky; a brother Dan (Brenda) Baker, Carthage; a sister, Beth (Larry) Cork, Kentucky; and Elaine (Jim) Slate, Kentucky. A step- brother, Charles Pettey, Watertown; a step-sister, Maryann Thompson, Natural Bridge; three brother in laws, Michael LaLone of Watertown; Timothy LaLone of Natural Bridge; Christopher (Brandi) LaLone of Watertown; a sister in Law, Linda (Robert) Passage of Natural Bridge;   two granddaughters, Makayla Lawton and Avianna Bell, both of Carthage; three great-grandchildren, Trisha Lynn Lawton-Esplin, and twin boys, Michael Kennith Lawton-Esplin and Kennith Michael Lawton-Esplin; as well as many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents, his wife Victoria, a sister Kellie Bailey.

There will be no public calling hours.

A Celebration-Réunion of Life will be hosted by Misty on Sunday, October 18, 2020. Please contact Misty Bell on Facebook for an address.  If you do not have access to Facebook, please contact Lundy Funeral Home for more information.

Arrangements are being handled by the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 500 State St., Carthage, NY.

Condolences in his memory may be made online at lundyfuneralhome.com