Linwood Lassiter

Linwood Lassiter

Franklin, VA
04.20.1948 - 07.19.2020
Birthplace
Virginia

Linwood “Dick” Lassiter of Franklin, Virginia passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2020, at the age of 72 with family by his side.

Left to cherish his memory and carry on his legacy is his wife, Linda Lassiter; daughter and son-In-Law Carol and Paul Ellis; Granddaughter Crystal Ellis Brinkley (Justin); Great Grandson Braxton Ellis Ward; sister Margaret Aston and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Dick was born on April 20, 1948, in Suffolk (Myrtle), Virginia to the late Burton and Eva Rountree Lassiter.   He was preceded in death by brothers JB Lassiter, George Lassiter and William “Alex” Lassiter; and sister Angela Louise Wolff.

Dick had a love for the outdoors especially fishing and gardening.  He provided for his family with a career as a drywall finisher.  He enjoyed spending time in his garage playing pool with his buddies.  He loved his family and looked forward to family gatherings.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, July 23, 2020, at 2:00 PM.  Bethel Assembly of God Church, located at 8904 S. Quay Road, Suffolk, VA 23437.  Following the service, friends and family are welcome at Carol & Paul’s home located at 32309 Jenkins Mill Road, Franklin, VA 23851.

Condolences may be registered at RWBakerFH.com.

 

Guestbook

I will always remember his smiling face and his devotion to his family. Rest in peace and love Uncle Dick until we meet again.

Sharon Clark

I'm so sorry for your lost Crystal, Mrs. Carol and family. Mr. Dick was a wonderful man. I remember when we were little I used to go to his and Mrs. Linda's house with Crystal and swim in the pool. He always had us laughing and always a good time. My thoughts and prayers are with y'all.

Amy (Chaney) Kearney

Praying God gives you all peace and comfort through these difficult days ahead.

Candy Baines

Sorry for the family's loss of a good man. Dick and I went to school together at Carrsville Elementary and have been friends ever since. Farewell my friend. You will surely be missed by all.

James Vargo

DICK AND RALPH WERE BEST FRIENDS FOR MANY MANY YEARS THEY FISHED , PLAYED POOL AND ENJOYED HANGING OUT TOGETHER. HE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED. IN HIS LAST YEARS HIS HEALTH BEGAN TO FAIL BUT HE WAS TAKEN CARE OF BY HIS LOVING WIFE. SHE DID A WONDERFUL JOB. I PRAY GOD CAN LIGHTEN HER HEAVY HEART.

BARBARA AND RALPH BABB

I know Dick will be missed by many...I will always remember his ready smile and quick wit...I hope his family can find peace and comfort in knowing that he is now resting in the loving arms of his Lord being reassured of a job well done....

Nita Bradshaw

Linda and family-I know he will be missed, but he will suffer no more. My condolences to you all.

Susan (Babb) Griffith

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