Suddenly at Seaforth Hospital on Tuesday February 28, 2023 of Harpurhey at the age of 66. Beloved husband of Jean (Van Den Berge) for over 44 years. Cherished father of Adam Lawson, and Mark Lawson. Loving grandpa of Dylan. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Bridgett Wilhem (Adgar), George Lawson (Shirley), Anita Lavallie (Allan), Anne Lawson Slaughter (Ron Petrany), Fenna Senneker (Jake), Wilma Dennis, Mary Ann Hyde (Blake), John Van Den Berge (Shelley), Betty Faulds (Lorne), Henry Van Den Berge (Marilyn), and Linda Pawson (Tim). Missed by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Joyce (Rundle) and Bill Lawson.
Walt had a passion for fast cars and had been racing cars for over 45 years. He loved both racing and fixing cars including his Dodge Challenger.
A private family graveside service will be held in the spring. Interment Harpurhey Cemetery. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Mike and Barb Savelle
We are saddened to hear of the passing of Walter, it was always a pleasure to sit in the pits and talk racing with him. We had a nice day with him this past summer in Grand Bend. He will be missed
My condolences to the Lawson family.
Mark & Leanne MacDonald
Our sincerest condolences to Walt’s family.
His ever-present smile and friendly manner will be greatly missed both around town and at the track.
Jean, Mark and Adam,
I am saddened to hear of the passing of Walt. He was always so kind whenever we spoke. Sending you prayers during this very difficult time.
Gerry and Cheryl McLaughlin
Jean, Adam, Mark and family:
So sorry to hear of Walter’s passing. Our deepest sympathies to everyone at this very sad time. Gerry and Cheryl McLaughlin
Jean and family I’m so sorry for your loss. Walter was a great guy and friend I’ll miss our talks about old hot rods ( especially Mopars ) Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Mike Trapnell
Bob & Deb Henderson
Dear Shirley and George. We are so sorry for your loss. These things are never easy.
Kevin Burton & Nora Dowler
Sincere condolences to you Jean and your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers, Kevin and Nora
Pat, Anne and Blair Langley
Jeannie and family. We are so saddened that you have lost your husband and father, Walter. May wonderful memories of your time together give you peace. Please know that we are thinking of you and sending you our love.
Pat, Anne and Blair Langley
Shirley and George, we are do sorry for your loss! May wonderful memories help you at this sad time. Steve and Terry
Kevin & Debbie Bennewies
Sending our sincere condolences to Walters family. Kevin enjoyed his many talks with Walter especially talking about the old cars. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time.
Sorry for your loss Jean, Walter is very missed by all his friends and coworkers at Nuhn Industries.
My sincere condolences to Jeanie and the kids. I have very fond memories of Walt at grandpa Dave’s shop. He was always very kind to our family. Dad would always be with me when he ran into Walt when he was in town. Walt will be missed.
Jean, Adam, Mark and Family
Our condolences on Walters passing. Cherish your memories.
Allan and Karen Carter
Marilyn and Dennis Nuhn
Walter has worked as a welder at Nuhn Industries since 2017 and his quiet presence will be sadly missed by his many co-workers. Our sympathies go out to Jean, Mark and Adam and to Walter’s extended family.
Walt was one of the good guy’s!
I will truly miss spending time with him at the race track!
Always wanted to help everyone!
Walt was too young for life to be cut so short!!
Miss you already buddy!!
So sorry for your loss. We lost touch for too many years, but the memories will remain.