Raymond David Bridegroom-Lawson Obituary

August 13, 2012

MAYETTA – Raymond David Bridegroom-Lawson, 53, of Mayetta, KS died Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at a Topeka hospital. He was born June 27, 1959 in Manhattan, KS, the son of Paul John Lawson, Julia Lewis and adoptive father, Robert F. Bridegroom.

Raymond graduated Calumet High School in Gary, IN.  He was a truck driver and welder. He was a member of Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.

Raymond married Peggy. She survives. He is also survived by his mother, Julia Lewis of Mayetta, KS; adoptive father, Robert F. Bridegroom of Topeka, KS; a daughter, Jeanette Bridegroom of Griffith, IN; a brother, Robert K. Bridegroom of Topeka, KS; sisters, Dorothy Kiyukan of Lake Andes, SD; Doris Cochran of Topeka, KS; Judy Bridegroom of Holton, KS; and Joycie Chambless (Ken) of Topeka, KS.

The family will greet friends from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon, August 5, 2012, at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. To leave a special message for the family, visit

                                    (Courtesy of Mercer Funeral Home, Holton, Kan.)