Lawrence Goertz passed away May 27, 2021 at the age of 79. He was born September 7, 1941 to Clara Seidel Goertz and Louis Goertz in String Prairie, Texas.
He Gratuated from Smithville High School's class of 1961. After graduation he served in the United States Army from 1961- 1967. Following his service he settled in to his 40 year career as a machinist. Lawrence married Bonnie Lee Forman and together they were blessed with two sons, Steven and Dennis. They lived in Austin, Texas until moving to Red Rock where he remained.
Lawrence enjoyed fishing and camping. Most days you could find him sitting outside in his chair listening to classic country or watching old westers. He just enjoyed a simple life.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Bonnie Lee Goertz;sister, Celestine Wilhelm and her husband Bill Wilhelm.
Lawrence is survived by his two sons, Steven Goertz and Dennis Goertz; grandchildren, Haley Goertz and Grayson Goertz; and niece, Nancy Young.
Visitation and Funeral Services will be held on June 1, 2021 at Marrs Jones Newby Funeral Home. The visitation will begin at 9:00am and the funeral will begin at 10:00am with burial following at Bateman Cemetery.