Roy Elwood Lawton, LCDR USN Ret.


Roy Elwood Lawton, 81, son of Roy Floyd Lawton and Anna Catherine (Schneider) was born in Irving, NY and passed away in Silverdale, WA surrounded by loving family.

He graduated from the University of Washington with a BS in Electrical Engineering in 1961. A career naval officer, he retired in 1973 and began a second career with The Boeing Company.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Judith Marie (Russ); his six children, LuAnn Chen (James), Heather Lawton (fiance Laurence Price), Roy Lawton (Julie), Taine Wilton (Christopher), Zoe Goldeshtein (Nir), Amy Meyer (Derek), 21 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, his brother David Lawton (Cameron) of Cassadaga, NY, and a large extended family.

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