Robert Benjamin Lawson Jr., 78, of Gloucester, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017.
He was born in Hampton, and was a retired waterman.
Survivors include his wife, Susan C. Lawson; his children, Robert J. Lawson, Kevin Lawson, Michelle Lawson Ramsey, Sherry Lawson, Melody Haury; half-brother, Donald Lawson; half-sister, Cathy Lester, and five grandchildren.
Funeral services will be private.
Andrews Funeral Home & Crematory, Gloucester, is in charge of arrangements.