James “Jimmy” Lawrence, 77, of Gloucester, passed away on Wednesday, June 03, 2020 at Carolina East Medical Center of New Bern.
Jimmy worked as a firefighter with the Washington D.C. Fire Department for exactly 20 years. He counted the days until he could get back to Carteret County. His love for the salt water brought him and his family home. He will forever be remembered as a wonderful Husband, Father and Pap.
A private memorial service will be held. The family will be at Grace Presbyterian Church of Beaufort, for visitation from 4:00 to 5:00 PM Sunday June, 7.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Martha Lawrence of Gloucester; daughter, Renee Lawrence Dunn of Gloucester; two sons, Jim Lawrence and wife, Kristina of Straits; Greg Lawrence and wife, Rebecca of Hampstead; six grandchildren, Cody, J.T., Kara, Nathan, Lucas, and Elijah; sister, Jackie Lawrence Ramsey and husband Norm of Newport.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Ellen Lawrence.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Grace Presbyterian Church, 2101 US 70 Beaufort, NC 28516.
Condolences and life tributes may be sent to the family at www.noefs.org
Arrangements by Noe Funeral Service, Inc. of Beaufort, NC.