Charles William Lawton passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at the age of 78 years, beloved husband of Carol Lawton of Medicine Hat. He also leaves to cherish his memory four children, Neil (Kim) Lawton and their children Carson and Delaney; Ken Lawton; Tara (Mike) Holder and their children Deion and Ayden; Brenda Lawton (Will Sweeney); one daughter-in-law Shelley Lawton and her children Jade (Wayne) Arsenault (Chloe and Oliver); Willow (Nathan) Ray (Maclin and Isaiah); one brother Roy (Sylvia) Lawton as well as his nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Lillian and Charles Lawton; one son Charles William Lawton Jr. on January 2, 2019 and by one brother Brian. The funeral service will be held in the Crossroad Alliance Church (1340 - 22nd Street S.E.) on Monday, February 3, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Dave Cartwright officiating. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Crohn’s and Colitis Canada. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: firstname.lastname@example.org subject heading: Charles Lawton.