Donald L. Lassiter
Donald L. Lassiter
HUNTERTOWN, Indiana — Donald L. Lassiter, 75, of Huntertown, formerly of Van Wert, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

He was born on Dec. 28, 1938, to the late Foster and Dessie (Crago) Lassiter.

He was married on Sept. 6, 1959, to Judith (Fullhart) Lassiter.

Don was formerly employed as VP of Manufacturing at Garrett Electric Motors Specialties in Garrett, Indiana, until his retirement in 1998. Before that he was the assistant plant manager of the Phillip’s Lighting Plant in Van Wert.

He is survived by his Aunt Sue (Crago) Jones and Uncle William Crago, sister: Donna (Lassiter) Fox, his wife: Judith (Fullhart) Lassiter of Huntertown, children: Michael Lassiter and Melissa (Lassiter) Tracy, grandchildren: Amber Flores, Adam Lassiter, Elizabeth Lassiter, and great-grandchildren: Miles and Maddi Doster.

Funeral services will be held at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home in Van Wert. Calling hours are on Friday, May 23, 2014, from 4-7 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home, with graveside service following at Woodland Cemetery in Van Wert.

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