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James F. Lassiter

October 7, 1933 — June 27, 2013

James F. Lassiter, 79, of Powhatan, went home to be with his loving wife, Elsie N. Sheives-Lassiter on June 27, 2013. He is survived by his children, Wayne Lassiter of Powhatan, Donna King (Drew) of Chesterfield, Wanda Powers (Porky) of Powhatan; sisters, Virginia Hartley and Myrtle Riggsby, both of Mineral; nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Mr. Lassiter was an avid gardener, who loved to share his knowledge of gardening. He was a retired truck driver for Estes Trucking. The family will receive friends Sunday from 2 to 4 pm in the Bennett & Barden Funeral Home, 3215 Anderson Hwy. (Rt. 60), Powhatan. A graveside service will be held Monday 12 noon in the Virginia Veterans Cemetery, Amelia. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association or Graceland Baptist Church. On line condolences may be expressed at


Monday, July 1, 2013 12:00 noon

Virginia Veterans Cemetery 10300 Pridesville Rd. Amelia, Va. 23002


Sunday, June 30, 2013 2:00 to 4:00 pm

Bennett & Barden Funeral Home

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