ROSSVILLE George William Lawson, 88, departed this life Friday Nov. 9, 2012. He was born in Pisgah, Ala., to the late Alvie and Carrie Lawson. George was owner/operator of Lawson Scrap Yard and was of the Baptist Faith.He was also preceded in death by his children, William "Billy" Lawson, Darlene Lawson, Carlene Payne; and his wife, Myrtle Louise Lawson.Survivors include his children, Patricia Owen, of Rossville, Tommy Lawson, of Chickamauga, Marlene Epps, of Ringgold, Charlene (Terry) Smith, of Chickamauga; 9 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; brothers; sisters; nieces and nephews.Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park. Family will receive friends from 4 until 9 p.m. today, all day Monday, and prior to the service Tuesday at the funeral home. Arrangements are by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home-Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.