Willie (aka Erion Prada) Lawson, Jr.

August 10, 2021


Mr. Willie Lawson, Jr. (aka Erion Prada) of Tampa, Florida, passed away on Tuesday, August 10, 2021. Funeral Services were held on Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 4:00 p.m. at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 N. Howard Avenue, Tampa, with Reverend Lane, officiating

Mr. Willie Lawson, Jr. was a native of Tampa, Florida. He attended Wilson Jr. High School and graduated from Hillsborough Adult High School. He was of the Baptist faith and was previously employed at US Foods in Tampa.

Mr. Lawson was preceded in death by his father, Mr. Willie Lawson, Sr.

He leaves to cherish loving memories, his mother, Oletha Hearn-Lawson; daughter, Sgt. Charmine Lawson; granddaughter, Zi-Yonnah Lawson; son, Christian Malik Lawson; sisters, Felicia Harris, Tamara Lawson, Marilyn Lawson-Glymph, Debra Lawson-Higdon, Tina Thomas, Juanita Singleton, Angelia Thomas, Vellena Reed, Shermica Hearn and Carolyn Lawson Hadley (Alvin); brother, Will Reed; sisters,; uncles, James Hearn (Maxine), Oscar Hearn (Minnie), Larry Lawson (Tracee); aunts, Betty Hearn, Evelyn Jenkins, and Mary Chester; and a host of nieces, nephews, loved ones and friends.

The visitation was held from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue, Tampa.

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August 26, 2021

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Ray Williams Funeral Home
301 N. Howard Avenue
Tampa, FL 33606-1508

Funeral Service
August 26, 2021

4:00 PM
Ray Williams Memorial Chapel
301 N. Howard Avenue
Tampa, FL

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