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James Lasiter

December 11, 1928 January 21, 2019
James Lasiter
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James Lasiter age 90, of Kansas City, Kansas passed away Monday, January 21, 2019 at the Aventhealth Shawnee Mission Hospital in Merriam, Kansas. He born on December 11, 1928 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma the son of Carl & Sylvia (Collins) Lasiter.

Left to honor James Leroy Lasiter (Leroy) and remember his love are Leroy’s sister, Marlene of Manhattan, Kansas; three children, Dale Lasiter, Sr. of Peoria, Oklahoma, Shirley Miller of Kansas City, Kansas and Michael Lasiter of Miami, Oklahoma; eight grandchildren, Robert Campbell, Timothy Campbell, Dale Lasiter, Jr., Linda Marine, Rachel Michael, Treva Campbell, and Jonathan Anderson; 19 great-grandchildren and one great-great grand-daughter.

Leroy was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Opal Lasiter, brother Carl (Pete), and sister Juanita Redden and grandson Brian Lasiter. Pallbearers will be Robert Campbell, Timothy Campbell, Dale Lasiter, Jr., Linda Marine, Rachel Michael and Treva Campbell. Leroy will be remembered as a bright shining light in the various lives of those that came in contact with him.

He was a steel worker and Korean War Veteran. He enjoyed visiting with family and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 25 at 1:00 p.m. at Paul Thomas Funeral Home, 1432 B Street NW, Miami, Oklahoma with the Rev. Bob Martin officiating. Burial will follow at Polson Cemetery in Jay, Oklahoma, with Military Rites performed by the American Legion Post #178 Funeral Detail, Grove, Oklahoma.

Dinner and visiting with family and friends will follow the graveside services at Peoria Community Center. Leroy will lie in state for viewing Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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1:00 PM 1/25/2019 1:00:00 PM
Paul Thomas Family Center

1527 North Main Street
Miami, Okalhoma 74354

Paul Thomas Family Center
1527 North Main Street Miami 74354 Okalhoma
United States

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Polson Cemetery Final Resting Place

Southeast of Grove, Oklahoma

Southeast of Grove Oklahoma
United States

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