Lawrence C. Orwig (January 19, 1925 – March 5, 2011)

Lawrence C. Orwig, 86, of Norwich, died at 12:53 a.m. Saturday, March 5, 2011 at his home. He was born January 19, 1925, in Muskingum Co, a son of the late Herman and Iva Fitz Randolph Orwig. He retired from Rockwell International as a machine welder, was a member of the East 40 Church of Christ and a World War Two Army Veteran.

Surviving are a son, Keith (Debbie) Orwig of Norwich; three grandchildren, Carolea (Don) Mercer, Janet Pauline Griffin and Julia Rebecca Outzs; three great grandchildren, Alexis Heather Mercer, Kylie Dawn Mercer and Joshua Outzs; a sister, Vivian Dillard of Norfolk, VA; and a half-sister, June Sowers of Zanesville.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Edith Eppley Orwig; two grandchildren; and a sister, Betty.

Friends and family may call from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Monday, March 7, 2011 at the Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Ave., Zanesville. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at the funeral home with Pastor’s Mike and
Melody Foster officiating. He will be laid to rest beside his beloved wife Edith at St. Paul Cemetery in Sonora.

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