Joseph Mott Lawson, 80, of Maywood, died on April 26, 2018. 

Born on April 19, 1938, he was a U.S. Army veteran and worked as a bus driver. 

Mr. Mott was the husband of Judith Mary Lawson, (nee Holm); the father of Leeann Lawson; the grandfather of Savannah Rowan; the brother of Harriet (the late Warren) Shepard, Helen (the late James) Adair, Donald (the late Rose) Lawson Jr., Jessie (the late William) Morgan, Albert (Nancy) Lawson and the late Nancy (the late Luther) Phillips; and the uncle of many nieces and nephews. 

Visitation is on Friday, May 4 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St., Brookfield. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, May 5 at 10 a.m. at St. Bernardine Church, 7246 Harrison St., Forest Park. Interment is at Parkholm Cemetery. 

Memorials are appreciated to the Amyloidosis Foundation, 7151 N. Main St., Suite 2, Clarkston, Michigan, 48346.