Lawrence P. Gwaltney, 92, passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at GibsonGeneralHospital in Princeton, IN.
He was born on February 21, 1920 to the late Bertis and
Barbara (Bawel) Gwaltney in
Lawrence was owner of the Ben Franklin Five and Dime store in FortBranch for 27 years and was a member of the Fort Branch
First Presbyterian Church. Lawrence
was a veteran of WWII serving in the U.S. Navy.
He is preceded in death by 3
brothers, Robert (Tab) Gwaltney, Sept. 19, 1996, Harold Gwaltney, May 31, 2003 and Ethan GwaltneyAug. 19, 1981.
Lawrence is survived by his wife of 71 years whom he married
Betty (Robinson) Gwaltney of Fort Branch, IN and
several nieces and nephews.
Services for Lawrence will be Monday, January 28, 2013 at at the Fort Branch First Presbyterian Church in FortBranch with burial at WalnutHillCemetery, with Rev. David Worthen
Visitation will be Sunday, January
27, 2013 from to
and again at the church from
till time of service.