Mr. Lawrence P. Carling, 78, of Mayfield, passed away unexpectedly on January 19, 2014, at his residence. Lawrence was born July 18, 1935, in New York City and educated there. He was the son of the late John and Antoinette Rzeholsky Carling. His father passed away when Lawrence was a toddler and he was subsequently raised by his mother and stepfather, Joseph Gomes. Lawrence served his country in the Navy from 1952-1956, actively participating in the Korean War, also serving in the Reserves for two years.