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D'Wayne Edward Lawrence, Sr

April 21, 1967 ~ February 3, 2021 (age 53)


D’Wayne Edward Lawrence, Sr., 53, of Rock Hill, formerly of Wilmington, Delaware passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 following a courageous battle with colon cancer.


D’Wayne was born on April 21, 1967 to the late George Robert Lawrence, Sr., and Barbara Jean Lassiter Stepp. He worked in the construction industry as a utility line locator. D’Wayne enjoyed watching TV especially Nascar, Wrestling, and the Washington Redskins. He liked working on cars and fishing.


In addition to his mother Barbara Jean Stepp of Wilmington, Delaware he leaves behind his wife CellaDora Lawrence of the home, sons; Jonathan Robert Lawrence and wife Shanelle of Rock Hill, D’Wayne Edward Lawrence, Jr. of Rock Hill, daughters; Cheryl Lynn Lawrence and Theresa Marie Lawrence both of Rock Hill, two grandchildren; Elizabeth Leanne and Alexa Jean Lawrence as well as other neighborhood children. Also surviving are siblings Robert “Bobby” Lawrence and wife Linda of Bridgetown, New Jersey, George Robert Lawrence, Jr. of Dover Delaware, Tyler Robert Lawrence of Crete, Nebraska, Barbara Jean “BJ” Plath and husband Michael of Wilmington, Delaware and numerous aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, and family.


A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.


In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to a cancer foundation of the donor’s choice.


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