Mar. 22, 1916 Bridgeport Franklin County Kentucky, USA
Oct. 4, 2001 Lexington Fayette County Kentucky, USA
Lapsley was the youngest child of Thomas Allen Cardwell and Martha Lapsley Read. He was married to Marguerite Hutton and they had two sons and two daughters.
Lapsley was a well loved and respected teacher, coach, and school bus driver for Bridgeport High School, Franklin County, Kentucky. The gymnasium of Western Hills High School, Frankfort, is named in his honor.
Lapsley resided in Franklin County, Kentucky his entire life and at the time of his passing.