William Gordon Lawrence, Sr., age 81, of Cadiz, passed away Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville.

Born January 23, 1940, in Cadiz, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Ernest Allen Lawrence, Sr. and Alma Alexander Lawrence.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Carolyn Turner Lawrence of Cadiz; sons, William G. “Bill” (Lisa) Lawrence, Jr. of Cadiz, Mark (Lynn) Lawrence of Orrville, Ala., and Steven (Lea Anne) Lawrence of Bowling Green; 10 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; and his brother, Allen (Carol) Lawrence of Chuluota, Fla..

Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main Street in Cadiz, where the family will receive friends after 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. Funeral services will be at Goodwin Funeral Home at 2 p.m., Thursday, October 7, 2021, with Rev. Steve Neel officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow in Bethel Church Cemetery in Cadiz.

The funeral service will be live streamed at 2 p.m., Thursday, October 7, 2021, on our YouTube channel at the following link:


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