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Arthur Thomas (Arty) Lawson, 81, born in Lexington, KY

obit10LEXINGTON, Ky. - Arthur Thomas (Arty) Lawson, 81, born in Lexington, KY March 10, 1932 – passed away July 2, 2013 after a brief illness.

He was the son of the late Thomas and Ann Breeze Lawson. He was preceded in death by his brother Kenneth William Lawson, his stepfather Louis Breeze and his life companion Grace Mae Clift .

He is survived by niece, Juanita “Tammy” (Joe) McKenzie, Cynthiana, KY and Grandchildren - Diane Clift, Chris “Boo” (Tonya) Clift, Donnie (Robin) Clift and Libby Charlton.

Graduated from Henry Clay High School 1952, attended U.K. He will be fondly remembered by many patrons and friends for his years (1955-1997) as the Reference Librarian at the Lexington Public Library.

Funeral Services will be July 5th at 2:00 pm at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home-Main St. Burial will be in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be July 5th from 12:00 noon to time of service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Lexington Humane Society.

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