Stanley Robert Lawrence, II, age 79 of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday December 6, 2017 in Mena.
Stanley was born in Baltimore, Maryland on January 14, 1938 to the late Stanley Lawrence, Sr. and the late Maude Besaw Lawrence. He was married to Constance Francis Baker Lawrence. Stanley truly enjoyed playing bluegrass and country music with friends at the Daisy Room and the local nursing homes for entertainment of people. One of his hobbies was writing songs and music. Stanley was a true-life troubadour and enjoyed life. Above all he loved and enjoyed his family and friends. Stanley was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, and friend. He will be dearly missed by all.
He is survived by wife, Constance Francis Lawrence of the home; sons, Stanley Lawrence, III, and wife Candy of Artemas, Pennsylvania, Joseph Lawrence of Glen Burnie, Maryland, Charles Lawrence of Maryland; daughters, Rose Ridemour of Maryland, Robin Rennix and husband Derrick of Ridgley, West Virginia, Alecia Neil and husband Lenny of Benton, Maryland, Vicki Williams and husband Dustin of Dustin of Clearville, Pennsylvania; brother, Phillip Lawrence; sister, Sandra Butterfield; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers, Wayne Lawrence, Donnie Lawrence, and Louie Lawrence.
Funeral service will be Friday, December 8, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood Chapel with Jonathan Crouch officiating. Interment will follow in the Old Dallas Cemetery under
The direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.
Visitation will be at 1:00 p.m. prior to funeral service at Beasley Wood.