Lillard Smith Lawson, Jr., "Leo," 55, of Arvonia, Va., passed away on Monday, March 11, 2019. Born January 18, 1964, in Greene County, Va., he was the son of Lillard Lawson, Sr., "Joe," and Geneva McDaniel Coates. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Brenda Crawford Lawson; grandparents, Moses and Leona Lawson and Richard and Virgie Shifflett McDaniel; and mother-in-law Catherine Rogers. Leo was a logger. He loved to hunt and to spend time with people. Leo is survived by his wife, Kathy Rogers Lawson; son, Erick "Monkey" Lawson; two step-sons, Paul Yonts and James Yonts of Spotsylvania, Va.; three step-grandsons, Cody, Hunter and Bryson Yonts of Spotsylvania; two aunts, Lorrine Hickman of Orange, Va., and Mary Lawson of Greene County, Va.; brother-in-law and best friend Glen Morris of Kent Store, Va.; and numerous nieces, nephews and family friends. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Hill & Wood Funeral Home Greene Chapel, 15705 Spotswood Trail, Ruckersville, Virginia. Interment will follow at Mitchell Davis Cemetery on Route 810 in Dyke, Virginia. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2019 at Hill & Wood Funeral Home Greene Chapel. Condolences may be sent to the family at