LAKE PLACID - Edward William Lawrence, 46, of Albany, died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at Albany Medical Center in Albany.
Mr. Lawrence was born Nov. 2, 1965, in Albany. He is the son of Leander and the late Jana (Mahoney) Lawrence.
He worked in Lake Placid as a house painter with Chet Lawrence Jr. for over 15 years and took pride in his work, considering each house he painted to be a piece of art. He loved the outdoors and any activity relating to the outdoors. He was an avid fisherman and baseball fan, rarely missing a game.
He is survived by his father, Leander Lawrence, and his stepmother, Sharon, of Lake Placid; two brothers: Mike Lawrence of Albany and Leander Lawrence Jr. of Massachusetts; two sisters: Tonya Woodard and her husband Chris of Saranac Lake and Tara Reynolds of Lake Placid.
He was predeceased by his mother, Jana Jones, and two brothers: James Lawrence and Philip Lawrence.
Calling hours will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at M. B. Clark Inc. Funeral Home, 2310 Saranac Ave., Lake Placid. A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at the M. B. Clark Inc. Funeral Home, 2310 Saranac Ave., Lake Placid, with the Rev. Kenneth Mihill officiating.
Relatives and friends are invited to "Light a Candle" and share a memory, story and prayer for the Lawrence family at www.mbclarkfuneralhome.com.