Rev. Bob L. Lawton, 90, a resident of Slaughter, LA, died on Sunday, September 26, 2021. He was a minister for the Louisiana Conference of UMC for over 40 years. There will be a visitation at the Zachary United Methodist Church on Saturday, October 9, 2021 from 10:00am until memorial services at 11:00am, conducted by Rev. Harold Babin and Rev. Josh Milliron, and assisted by Kathy Heine and Bryant Harris. He is survived by two daughters, Lady Pierson and her husband Michael; Robin Krumholt and her husband Jeff; one son, Doug Lawton and his wife Pam; sister Yvonne Wagner; brother Gilbert Lawton; eight grandchildren: Tommy Lawton, Brad Lawton, Kristi Cummings, Kelli Gehling, Sarah Lawton, John P. Lawton, Jason and Jeremy Krumholt, and Page Krumholt; and fifteen great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Barbara; parents A.C. and Ione; brothers A.C. and Jimmy; son John; and grandson Chris. He received his Master's in Theology from Southern Methodist University. He enjoyed gardening, playing piano, hunting, and fishing. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
; or Louisiana Methodist Children's Home, 904 Deville Lane, Ruston, LA 71270. Share sympathies, memories, and condolences at www.CharletFuneralHome.com
Published by The Advocate from Oct. 7 to Oct. 9, 2021.