EDWARD F. LAWS
VIRGINIA BEACH – Edward F. Laws, 84, passed away peacefully in his sleep on February 17, 2015.
Ed is survived by his high school sweetheart of 63 years, Charlotte Laws; three children, Mark Edward Laws and wife Sherry, Teresa Slocum and husband Scott, and Brett Laws and wife Crystal; five grandchildren, Kyle Laws and wife Emily, Austin Laws, Kelyn Youmans and husband Bryan, Ryan Slocum, Aaron Slocum, and Danny Shain; two great-grandchildren, Mea Slocum and Georgia Youmans; brother, Phillip Ronald Laws and wife Sara; and a sister, Carol Ann Davis and husband Ernie.
Ed was born in Tennessee to the late Edward and Lilly Laws. He served in the U. S. Air Force for four years during the Korean War. He retired as an air traffic control supervisor with the Norfolk International Airport after 34 years of service. In the 60’s and 70’s, he coached Woodstock Little League football for 14 years. He was a member of Suburban Christian Church for 55 years where he served for 31 years of as a member of the Official Board of Suburban Christian Church. Ed worked tirelessly as the chairman of the board. He also served as treasurer, financial secretary, and vice-chairman. He cherished the time he spent with his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. He also enjoyed his outings with the Tuesday and Thursday golf groups.
The visitation will be on Monday, February 23, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Suburban Christian Church, at 5132 Bellamy Manor Drive, Virginia Beach with a Celebration of Life service to begin at 12:00 p.m. with Rev. C. Todd Haynes and Dr. Robert J. Grymes officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Suburban Christian Church.
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Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach is in charge of the arrangements.