Thomas J. Lassiter
Thomas J. Lassiter, 84, Topeka, formerly of Valley Falls, died at his home Jan. 16, 2011.
He was born on the family farm near Valley Falls Oct. 14, 1926, to Thomas W. and Mildred H. Armstead Lassiter.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and later worked for the state of Kansas.
He married Sarah M. Williamson May 21, 1945, in Valley Falls. she survives.
Other survivors include four children, Rhonda L. Book, Rory Trent and Steve R. Lassiter, all Topeka, and Ric A. Lassiter, Ozawkie; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Following his wishes he will be cremated and there will be no services.
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