Mr. Thomas Lawrence of Bath, N.C. entered into eternal rest on November 22, 2021 at his home.
Thomas Edward Lawrence was born on March 23, 1950, to Leroy Lawrence, Sr., and Mary Elizabeth Lawrence in Bath, NC. He departed this life on November 22, 2021.
Thomas Lawrence received his formal education in the Beaufort County school system in Bath, NC.
Thomas Lawrence accepted Christ as his Savior at an early age was united with White Post Church in Bath, NC.
Thomas was employed by CSC as a Lead Man for some time. He also traveled and did construction along with his nephew.
In his leisure, he had a passion for working on cars and enjoyed spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by: his son, Thomas Lawrence, Jr.; parents, Leroy Lawrence, Sr., and Mary Elizabeth Lawrence; brothers, Leroy “Monk” Lawrence, Jr., Big William Lawrence, and Billy Lawrence; sisters, Betty “Bett” Collins and Doris Lawrence; and nephew, John “Bubby” Hopkins, Jr.
Thomas leaves to cherish his memories: son, Scott Collins (Yachea); grandchild, Tiara Collins; great- grandchildren, Tiana Bright and Christopher Bright; brother, Ronnie Lawrence; sisters, Helen Hopkins and Nelda Windley; a very devoted niece who always stood by his side, Tina Hopkins; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
“Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; And lean not unto thine own understanding.” –Proverbs. 3:5-6
“Let the wicked forsake his way...and let him return unto the Lord...and He will have mercy on him...for He will abundantly pardon.” –Isaiah 55:7