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Lawrence Edward Wilson

Sunday, March 17, 2019
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SEAGRAVES -- Funeral services for Mr. Lawrence Edward Wilson, 77 of Seagraves were held Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Seagraves High School Auditorium in Sea-graves. Pastor David Boyd officiated.

Viewing & Reflection of Life was held on Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until service time at Seagraves High School Auditorium in Seagraves.

Pallbearers were Kenneth Johnson, Samuel King, Jesse Davis, Trey Huston, Alan Tatum, Jimmy Isaac. Honorary Pallbearers were all of his grandchildren.

Mr. Wilson died March 9, 2019 in Lubbock.

Lawrence was born May 7, 1941 in Paris, Tx. to Bernice and Ruthie Mae Sears Wilson. He attended Paris High School in his younger years. Lawrence served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War era from 1959 until 1965. He married the love of his life Beatrice Basped, on May 11, 1963 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He worked for Shell Pipe Line for over 25 years as a gauger and prologger. His hobbies was fishing, golfing, gardening and listening to Jazz music, basketball - watching his favorite team the Lakers and playing dominos. He was the best at cooking brisket and nobody could beat him, cooking barbeque was his forte. His passion in life was his beautiful wife and love for his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Survivors include his spouse of 55 years, Beatrice Basped Wilson of Seagraves; sons Richard (Carolyn) Wilson, of Seagraves, and Spencer (Teri) Wilson of Andrews; daughters Cynthia (Mike) Peterson and Marvalyn (Danny) Reed of Sea-graves; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sisters Barbara McCoy, Shirley Haley, and Karen Martin, all three of Las Vegas, Nevada and brother David Wilson, of Upper Marlboro, Maryland.

Mr. Wilson was preceded in death by his mother and father-in law; his parents, Bernice and Ruthie Mae Sears Wilson and brother Ralph Wilson.

Services were under the professional care of Duarte Funeral Home of Levelland.