Elmer R. Lawson, 88, of the Indian Springs community, died on Thursday at his home. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Colonial Funeral Home. Services will follow at 8 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home chapel. Military graveside services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday at Oak Hill Memorial Park with military rites conducted by the V.F.W. Post #4933. The family will be meeting at 2 p.m. at the funeral home to go in procession to the cemetery.