Cecil S. Lawson Born August 26th, 1946 and passed away September 25th, 2009 from multiple illnesses. He was a graduate of Hawthorne High. He was a meat cutter and manager for Alpha Beta and Ralph's for 35 years. He retired in 1999. He leaves his wife Barbara, of 43 years, daughter, Judi, son in law, Steve Mitchell, brother, Dale and many brother and sister in laws, nephews and nieces. His strong presence will be missed. Funeral Services will be held at Rice Mortuary, 5310 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA at 7:15 PM on Wednesday, September 30th with a reception in the Rice Lighthouse at the same location will follow. All are welcome to come and celebrate Cecil's life. Burial will be privately held at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, CA. Please use this website, www.LAfuneral.com to send the family messages or share memories

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  1. Dad, I will always remember how strong you were. You helped shape me into the strong person I am today. Thank you for all your support and love though out my life. I love you and miss you and know that you are at peace and resting just like you told me.

  2. Dear Barbara and Judi, My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow. Cecil is at peace now, and no more suffering. The Lord knows best. I’m glad I had a chance to meet him. Call me anytime. Friends forever. Love, Margaret Henry and Family

  3. Dear Judi, You have been on my mind frequently these last few days… My thoughts and prayers go out to you and Barbara. May your father rest in peace. Love Always, Kris Ishida

  4. Dear Barbara and Judi, We are so sorry for your loss. Cecil was such a strong person and will always carry a special place in our hearts and memories. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sincerely, Nancy & Jim Lurie and the Noda Family

  5. Cecil was a great brother-in-law. We had alot of fun together playing baseball, football, and basketball. We went on a memorable camping trip to Jawbone Canyon in 1965. We will miss his grand sense of humor and thoughtful ways.

  6. Dear Barbara, I was so sorry to read about Cecil. I have many fond memories of long ago when we were all so young. You and Cecil taking Aileen and I for our first cruising experience on Hawthorne Blvd in his awesome black car. the fun vacation at Lake Gregory and the wonderful time we had at your beautiful wedding. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Fondly, Devra (Dempster) Nielsen

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