Robert "Stevie" Lawrence Remembered For Lifetime Of Service In Seventh District

AVENUE, Md. -- The following statement was released by the Seventh District Volunteer Rescue Squad in regards to the passing of active and lifetime member, Robert "Stevie" Lawrence.

"The officers and members of the Seventh District Volunteer Rescue Squad regret to announce the passing of Active and Life Member Robert "Stevie" Lawrence on 2-19-2021. Stevie was an Active & Life Member of the Rescue Squad, currently serving as Treasurer since 1996.  

Stevie joined the Department in 1992 and served as an Asst. Engineer from 1993 - 2014.  He also served the Squad as Installation and Audit Committee Chairman.  He was Vice Chair of the Building and Grounds Committee, as well as , the Annual Lawn Mower Races Committee in association with Bowles Farm - the Squads biggest fund raiser.

Stevie also served in the Seventh District Vol. Fire Dept. from 1971 - 1985, serving as an Asst. Engineer for 6 years.

Stevie was inducted into the Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen's Associations Hall of Fame in 2015.

Stevie worked for the Patuxent River Naval Air Station Fire Dept. for 35 years retiring as a Supervisory Station Chief with prior service as a Lieutenant and Captain. Stevie was an EVOC Instructor for MFRI for over 20 years."

Additionally, the Seventh District Volunteer Fire Department posted about Lawrence's passing.

"Stevie was a member of our department for a number of years in the 1970's.  Stevie was a great friend of the department and was always there to help us out when needed," the department said on Facebook.  "In the picture below, Stevie is using his tow truck from his business Pull and Tug Enterprises, to help us transport our 1951 engine to get restored.  We thank Stevie for his service to our community, he will be greatly missed." would like to extend our condolences to the families and friends of Mr. Lawrence.

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