He was born in Clay County Dec. 13, 1953, the son of Carl and Mary (Smith) Lawrence.
Jimmy enjoyed riding his moped, playing on the Play Station and spending time with friends, family and especially his longtime girlfriend Peggy Ricks.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Charles Lawrence.
He is survived by his girlfriend Peggy Ricks, brothers Carl Lawrence and Tony Edmondson and wife Dianna, all of Brazil, sister Rebecca Hesskew and husband Walter, Bandera, Texas, niece Heather Hay and husband Bert, Terre Haute, nephew Steven Trackwell and wife Patty, Fort Polk, La., uncles Don Lawrence, Glenn Lawrence and Jim Lawrence, as well as many extended family members.
Services for Jimmy will be at French Funeral Home, Friday, April 8, 2011, at 2 p.m. Burial will follow at Cloverland Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday, from 4-8 p.m.
Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in his memory.