Bruce Emery Lawrence

April 11, 1971 ~ January 19, 2021 (age 49)


Bruce Emery Lawrence, 49, of Lane, KS passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at Advent Health in Ottawa, KS.  He was born April 11, 1971 in Kansas City, MO the son of Virgil Emery Lawrence and Theresa Darlene (Wright) Lawrence.  Bruce grew up and attended schools in Kansas City.

Bruce worked as a Green Line Supervisor for Kansas City Hardwood Company and later worked for Tom Burge Fence & Iron Company in Kansas City.

He was united in marriage to Sharon Rene Chronister on March 21, 1991 in Kansas City, KS.  They shared over twenty-nine years of marriage.

Mr. Lawrence was preceded in death by his father, Virgil Lawrence; his mother, Theresa Lawrence; grandmother, Mattie Myrtle Arnold and a brother, Christopher Lawrence.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon Rene Lawrence of Lane, KS; a daughter, Jessica Marie Lawrence of Shawnee, KS; a son, Brandon Emery Lawrence of Overland Park, KS; a brother, David Eugene Lawrence of Kansas City, KS; a sister-in-law, Missy Marie Lawrence of Kansas City, KS; four nieces, Ashley Rene Lawrence of Kansas City, KS, Alicia Francis Lawrence of  Overland Park, KS; Maddison Lawrence  and Abbigail Lawrence both of Kansas City, KS; three nephews, David Eugene Lawrence Jr. of Overland Park, KS, Daniel Lee Lawrence of Edwardsville, KS and Dalton Wayne Lawrence of Kansas City, KS.

To celebrate Bruce’s life while following Covid-19 guidelines, a Memorial service will be held   1 p.m. Thursday, January 28, 2021 at the Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, 325 S. Hickory, Ottawa, KS 66067.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Bruce Lawrence Memorial Fund sent in c/o the Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, P.O. Box 14, Ottawa, KS 66067.  Condolences may be sent to the family through

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Celebration of Life
January 28, 2021

1:00 PM
Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, Ottawa, KS
325 S. Hickory St
Ottawa, KS 66067

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