Eric Jason Lawyer, 43, of Orleans, passed away on Friday, August 14, 2015 at 1:38 PM.

He was born November 2, 1971 in Salem, IN, the son of Randy Lawyer and Patricia Penn

He married Catina (Bell) Lawyer on July 14, 2012 and she survives.

He worked for the Town of Orleans and Hancock Trucking. He was a veteran of the Marine Corps and a member of the American Legion Warren Brock Post #69.

He is survived by his wife of Orleans; father, Randy Lawyer of Orleans; mother, Patricia Penn of Florida; two sons, Jason Lawyer of Queens, NY, Damian Hall of French Lick; two step sons, Ryan Terrell of Mitchell, Dylan Woolston of Orleans;

one step daughter, Katelyn (Edwin) Grace of Orleans; one brother, Chris Lawyer of Virginia Beach, Virginia; maternal grandparents, Bill and Martha Penn; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Jada Lawyer; one sister, Leslie Lawyer and his paternal grandparents.

The funeral will be Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Ochs-Tetrick Funeral

Home with Pastor Robert Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview

Cemetery with military rites conducted by the Orleans American Legion Warren

Brock Post # 69.

Friends are invited to visitation at the funeral home on Monday from 4:00 to 8:00


Memorial contributions may be made to Riley Hospital.

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