AULANDER, NC – James Walter Lassiter, age 89, of St. John-Millennium Road, passed away on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at his home.
James was born on November 3, 1931 to Carmen James Lassiter and Rosia Slade Lassiter in Ahoskie, NC. He loved his family and enjoyed helping people in need out when he could. He dedicated his life to farming and liked to share his harvest from his garden with family and friends. He was considered “Mr. Fix It” to many that knew him. James will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
Along with his parents, James was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Bobbie Sue, and his sisters; Erma Hurdle, Ethel Lassiter, Catherine Shores, Claire Bo Shores, and Netty Jane Shores.
James is survived by his two sons, Danny Lassiter and wife Sandra of Robersonville, NC, and Gregory Bruce Lassiter Sr. of Aulander, NC; a special daughter in law, Margie Larue; three grandsons, Bruce Lassiter and wife Jessi of Aulander, NC, Quinton Wayne Lassiter and wife Mindy of Silva, NC, and Jamie Lassiter of Cherokee, NC; two granddaughters, April Lassiter and wife Melanie Lassiter of Asheville, NC, and Leann Lassiter of Cherokee, NC; several great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Monday, April 5, 2021, from 10:00 am until 10:45 am at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC with a celebration of life funeral service to follow at 11:00 am in the Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service chapel with Rev. Taylor Latham officiating. Burial will follow at Job Cemetery, Aulander, NC.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Millennium Pentecostal Holiness Church, PO Box 416, Aulander, NC 27805 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.