Kenneth Wayne Lawrence, 53, of Butler, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019 as a result of a motorcycle accident.
He was born January 20, 1966 in Butler, the son of Wayne K. and Shirley M. (Brown) Lawrence, both of Butler.
Kenneth was a 1984 graduate of Butler High School. He worked as an Operations Analyst Specialist of FIS Profile- PO Scheduling Services. Ken was an active member of the Unionville Volunteer Fire Company for 36 years where he was past assistant chief, past president, and was currently on the Board of Directors. He was a firefighter, former EMT and rescue diver. Ken was a member of the Butler County Fire Chief Association. He was a Senior Deacon with the William H. Miller Lodge #769 and a member of the Butler Moose Lodge. He was also a certified wedding officiant and he performed weddings for friends.
Also surviving are two sisters, Lorraine (Kevin) Shaffer of West Sunbury and Dawn (John) Link of West Sunbury; brother, Dean (Christena) Lawrence of Butler; seven nieces and nephews and nine great nieces and nephews whom all had such a special place in Ken’s heart.
Friends and family will be received at Young Funeral Home, Ltd., 127 W. Jefferson St., Butler, on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 from 2-4 & 6-8PM with Masonic Service by William H. Miller Lodge at 5:45PM.
Friends and family will also be received on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 from 10AM until the time of the service at 11AM at the funeral home with his nephew, Pastor Scott Shaffer of Faith United Methodist Church in Fox Chapel officiating.
Interment will follow in Greenlawn Burial Estates.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Unionville Volunteer Fire Company, 102 Mahood Rd., Butler, PA 16001. In memo write Ken Lawrence.