Donald Dwight "Donnie" (Studmuffin) Lawrence, 48, Independence, Mo., passed away March 15, 2013.

Donald Dwight "Donnie" (Studmuffin) Lawrence, 48, Independence, Mo., passed away March 15, 2013.

A celebration of Donnie’s life was held on Tuesday, March 26, at Maywood Baptist Church, 10505 Winner Road. In lieu of flowers donations are suggested to the family.

Donnie worked for Midwest Car Carriers as a mechanic.

Donnie is survived by his wife, Jennifer Renee, daughter, Felicia both of the home, Brother, Richard Lawrence, Springfield, MO and a sister, Kim Gianino, Raytown, MO, stepchildren Nina & John Williams and grandkids Alyson and Wyatt. Donnie was a hard worker, could fix anything, and would do anything for anybody. He enjoyed boating and going quading.

He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Fond memories and condolences for the family may be left at www.stineandmcclure.com