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John Norman Lawrence III, 48, Springfield/Columbia, KY (1971-2020)

John Norman Lawrence III of Springfield passed away on Monday, September 28, 2020 in Russell Springs, KY. He was 48 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 10amCT on Friday, October 2, 2020, at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY, with military honors provided by VFW Post 6097. Burial will follow in the Lebanon National Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Thursday from 4pmCT until 8pmCT, and will continue on Friday morning until time for the service at the funeral home.

For the health and respect of the family, please follow all rules for social distancing and The Heathy at Work Guidelines. Everyone attending will be required to wear a mask or face covering.

Born October 5, 1971, in Somerset, KY, he is the son of the late John Norman Lawrence, Jr. and Cynthia Stephens Davis (Steve) of Russell Springs, KY, who survives.

John was a veteran of the U. S. Army and later joined the Army National Guard serving in the Iraq War. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, being outdoors and spending time with his family and friends.

Survivors include his wife Cindy Goodin Lawrence of Springfield, KY; a sister Veronica Bruce (Garry) of Louisville, KY; two nephews Dakota and Austin Harman and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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John Norman Lawrence III, 48, Springfield/Columbia, KY (1971-2020)

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