James Robert Lawson, age 70, of Newport, KY passed away on March 30, 2021. He was a retired business agent and member of the I.U.P.A.T. and a long time member of the Iron Horsemen. James was a Vietnam Veteran who proudly served our country as a member of the United States Army. He is survived by his loving children, Jackie Lawson and Jimi Lawson (Tami); grandchildren, Megan Custer, Jacob Yates, Gracie Yates, Robert Lawson and Katie Lawson; great-grandchildren, Kaylee & Coby Carter; brothers, Paul David Lawson and Donald Lawson; companion, Peggy Massey. Celebration of life will be held at the Cincinnati Clubhouse, April 3rd from 12pm-3pm.