AULANDER, NC – Edward Lee Lassiter, age 73, of Millennium, passed away suddenly on February 1, 2019 at the Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital of Ahoskie, NC.
Mr. Lassiter was born on January 26, 1946 to the late Cleveland Lee and Thelma Carrie Lassiter in Windsor, NC. Edward worked as a truck driver for over thirty years until his retirement. He enjoyed refurbishing his tractor, fishing, horses, and his family, especially his grandson. Edward has spent his last several years in his shop working on his tractor. He was the happiest when he was spending time with his grandson. Edward will be deeply missed by all that knew him.
Edward is survived by his loving wife Barbara, daughter, Kimberly Lewis and husband Matt of Cofield, NC; step-daughter, Petrina Robinson of Roanoke Rapids, NC; step-granddaughter, Alexis Robinson of Goldsboro, NC; and the apple of his eye, his only grandson, Matthew Lewis.
The family will receive friends Sunday, February 3, 2019, from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC and other times at the home.
A celebration of life graveside service will be held on Monday, February 4, 2019, at 2:00 pm at the Job Cemetery, Aulander, NC, with Pastor Greg Hurdle, officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the directly to the Rheumatoid Arthritis Foundation, Help Fight RA, 8815 Conroy Windermere Rd., Suite 309, Orlando, FL 32835. or online by clicking here
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Lassiter family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.