Curtis Lawrence, III, passed away on Friday, May 8, 2020 at the age of 60. He was born in Lansing, Michigan on July 7, 1959 to Curtis Lawrence, Jr. and June Burd Lawrence.
He spent much of his childhood in Tallahassee, FL, and moved to Pensacola, FL in 1991. Curtis was employed mostly in food service related jobs. He started as a busboy and dishwasher in his teen years, and he self-taught himself into becoming an excellent cook and caterer. More recently he worked in wholesale food and car sales.
Curtis was preceded in death by his father.
Curtis is survived by his children: a son, Taylor Lawrence, Pensacola, FL and a daughter, Emily Lawrence, Raleigh NC.
He is also survived by his mother, June Lawrence; sisters, Lisa (Dave) Raisor and Lynn Conklin, and brother, Craig Lawrence, all of Tallahassee, Florida.
For memorials please donate in Curtis’ name to: REAP, the Re-Entry Alliance Program,1000 West Blount Street, Pensacola, FL or Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen, 257 E Lee Street, Pensacola, FL or a charity of your choice.