Lawrence Clyde Barron of Durham died July 23, 2018 at the Pierce House in Farmington, Maine.

Lawrence was born in Lisbon Falls on April 30, 1929, the son of Edward Barron and Lena Seidel Barron. He spent his childhood years in Lisbon Falls, where he enjoyed playing ice hockey and football, graduating from Lisbon High School in 1947. After high school, Lawrence joined the Navy and served for 4 years. He graduated from Gorham State Teachers college in 1955 with a teaching degree in Industrial Arts. Later that year he married Doryce Arndt, and began his teaching career at Herman High School. In 1961 Doryce and Lawrence moved to Wilton, where they enjoyed raising their children, and teaching. Lawrence taught many students at Wilton Academy, and at Mt Blue Junior High School in Farmington. After many years teaching in the Farmington area, Lawrence finished his career at Freeport High School.

After retiring Lawrence and Doryce built a log cabin at their Durham woodlot and began their retirement years. Lawrence had many interests and pursued many activities, such as: bicycling, gardening, cross-country skiing, hunting and fishing, making furniture, working in his we bdlot with his tractor, and enjoyed these activities with many friends and family.

During his last years of his life, Lawrence received excellent care from family and friends, and from the compassionate staff at the Pierce House in Farmington.

Lawrence was predeceased by his wife

Doryce, his parents Edward and Lena Barron, his sister Nanny Johnson, and his brother Arthur Barron. Lawrence is survived by his daughter Jane Barron of Kingfield, son, Bill Barron of Wilton, his sister Arlene Siletti, and brother-in-law Charlie Siletti of Owls Head, and many nieces and nephews. He will be remembered and missed by family and many friends. In memory of Lawrence Barron donations may be sent to the Lisbon Falls Community Library, 28 Main Street, Lisbon Falls, Maine 04252.

Services for Lawrence Barron will be held in Lisbon Falls on August 11th at the Hillside Cemetery on High Street at 11 o’clock.