LAWRENCE EGERTON, JR.
May 30, 1931 – March 28, 2020
Lawrence Egerton, Jr., 88, passed away at his residence after a battle with cancer, surrounded by family and friends, on Saturday, March 28, 2020.
Lawrence was born May 30, 1931, in Greensboro, NC, to the late Lawrence Egerton, Sr. and Mary Grier Egerton of Greensboro, NC. He was an Eagle Scout and graduated from Greensboro Senior High School in 1948. He completed his undergraduate degree at The University of North Carolina in 1952. Lawrence served his country in the United States Air Force in French Morocco from 1952 until 1954, and subsequently earned his law degree from The University of North Carolina School of Law in 1956.
He was the founding attorney of Egerton and Associates, having practiced law in Greensboro for over 60 years. Previously, he worked in the family business, Egerton Wholesale. Lawrence was also an entrepreneur who founded several companies including Tech Panel, U Fill’er Up, Business Fuels, Lube World and TLC Media.
Lawrence was preceded in death by his brothers, Robert Grey Egerton of Costa Mesa, CA, and George Grier Egerton of Greensboro. Surviving is his wife of 40 years, Linda Lofton Egerton, as well as a daughter, Kimberley Egerton Thompson (husband, Mark) of Lorton, VA, son, Lawrence Pierce Egerton (wife, Lynn) of Greensboro, grandchildren, Cameron Thompson, Noah Egerton and Marie Burgess. Also surviving is a sister, Mary Grier Albright (husband, Judge Douglas Albright) of Greensboro, and sister-in-law, Doris Egerton Kiser. Other survivors include mother-in-law, Zella Lofton Senseney and father-in-law, George Vincent Senseney of Winchester, VA, as well as 17 nieces and nephews.