Lawton, Edwin C.
Birth: Monday, May 31, 1943 in Washington, Pennsylvania
Residence: La Plata, Maryland
Death: Sunday, January 24, 2016 at the age of 72
Laid to Rest: in the Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, Maryland
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Edwin C. Lawton, 72, of La Plata, MD passed away on January 24, 2016 at the University of MD Charles Regional Center in La Plata, MD. Born in Washington, PA to the late Edwin and Dorothy Lawton, Edwin is also predeceased by his sister, Judith Brunner.
Edwin is survived by his loving wife, Elaine; daughters, Kathleen Marie Drewel and Amanda Jane Brunnert; grandchildren, Kelsey Himmel, Krista Drewel, Alexis and Chad Brunnert; and great-grandchildren, Bentley Edwin Himmel and Payton Marie Himmel.
Edwin served in the Army and loved history, golf, cars, hunting, model ships and trains. He was a numismatist (coin collector) and was quite proud of his coin collection. He was also a collector of antique weapons.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, 211 St. Mary's Ave., La Plata, MD. Burial will take place at the MD Veteran's Cemetery, Cheltenham, MD at later date. In lieu of flowers and in honor of Edwin's memory, donations can be made to Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, 200 S. Park Rd., Ste. 100, Hollywood, FL 33021. Arrangements provided by Arehart-Echols Funeral Home.