Thomas Wright Lawman


Thomas Wright Lawman, 62, passed away Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020, in a local hospital after a courageous battle with ALS.

He was a master carpenter and electrician and worked on many fine homes in Hamilton County and surrounding areas. He leaves behind many close friends and coworkers who he loved dearly. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edgar H. Lawman Jr. and Ava Lowe Lawman “Tab”; two brothers: Sam Lawman and Ted Lawman; and one grandson, T.J. Parker. 

He is survived by his three lovely daughters: Hannah Lawman, Audrey Lawman and Laura Burrell (Ben); three grandchildren: Kaylie Pettit, Asher Burrell and Avery Burrell; sister, Elsie Lawman; and brother, David Lawman (Terry).
Due to COVID-19, the family will have a private ceremony.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the ALS Association, Tennessee Chapter at P.O. Box 40244 Nashville, TN 37204, Volunteers in Medicine, P.O. Box 81057 Chattanooga, TN 37414 or a charity of your choice. 

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Companion Funeral & Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Lawman family with these arrangements.


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