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Gregory Lawton, Jr a Father, Son & Brother was Brutally Murdered at his Doorstep
Gregory was set up to be gunned down in front of his apartment door after returning from work. This senseless murder has caused three (3) young children to live without a father and a family to mourn the loss of their loved one.
Greg Lawton, Jr a Father, Son & Brother was Brutally Murdered at his Doorstep
Temple Hills, MD – March 25, 2011 – On Thursday, March 24, 2011 Gregory Lawton, Jr. 31 known as Lil G, was brutally gunned down in his neighborhood by a known drug dealer for being a good Samaritan while fighting to make the community safe for his children. Gregory brother of Actress Denyce Lawton (Tyler Perry’s “House of Payne”) was murdered for doing the right thing for his community. A security guard and loving father of three (3) young children, Gregory was NOT a criminal or thug. He was employed as a Corporal Officer at The Washington National Harbor and recently a sergeant at The Boulevard at the Cap Center in Largo, MD. Gregory was a young man on an amazing path in working with Prince George’s County to stop the drug trafficking and miscellaneous criminal behavior in his community beginning with his personal apartment complex in a plight to keep it safe for his children and others to safely live and play. Gregory was known throughout the Prince George County and Washington, DC area by many friends as well as strangers that you could talk to, seek guidance and give them alternatives to crime and jail time. Gregory’
Gregory’s Facebook page has an overwhelming response of heart wrenching messages and sentiments from individuals he touched and knew during his short lived life. He is survived by his three (3) children, two (2) sisters, younger brother, mother and father.
Gregory will be laid to rest Thursday, March 31, 2011 and flowers can be arranged to be sent to the funeral home. The Gregory Lawton, Jr Fund will be set up at a local bank for donations to be made in honor of supporting the children he tragically left behind.
Gregory Lawton, Jr Funeral Arrangements:
Thursday | March 31, 2011
Viewing 10:00am – 11:30am | Funeral 11:30pm
Lee Funeral Home
6633 Old Alexandria Ferry Rd
Clinton, MD 20735
If anyone has any information on Gregory’s murder and the whereabouts of the people involved please contact the Prince George’s County Police Department.
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