Lester Terrell “Jimmy” Lasbury

Lester Terrell “Jimmy” Lasbury

Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Death 12 May 1983 (aged 56)
Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
Burial Wood River, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 17355351 · View Source
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Lester Terrell Lasbury, 56, of Wood River, died at 8 a.m. Thursday in Denver, Colo., while attending a convention as the international staff representative for the Oil and Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union.

He had been president and vice president of Oil Workers Local #7776 and had served on the Wood River Township Board of Auditors and the Wood River City Council.

Born in St. Louis, son of the late Edwin Woodside and Alice Josephine (McFetridge) Lasbury, he married Dorothy Jean Bryant on Nov. 14, 1947, in Wood River. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Mary Lea Lasbury, and a son, James R., both of Wood River; three sisters, Mildred Evans of Peoria, Ada Goodman of East Alton, Alice Dvorchak of Wood River, and a brother, William of Wheeling, W. Va.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Rickey Dean Lasbury, a daughter, Terry Jo Lasbury, two brothers, Thomas and Eddie Lasbury, and two sisters, Dorothy Considine and Beatrice Huber.

Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Sunday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River. The Shriners will assemble at 7 p.m., and Masonic rites will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. by Wood River Lodge #1062.

The Rev. Manley Mace will conduct funeral services at Marks on Monday at 11 a.m. and burial will be in Woodland Hill Cemetery in East Alton. Memorials may be made to the Shrier's Hospital for Crippled Children.


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 17355351
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lester Terrell “Jimmy” Lasbury (28 May 1926–12 May 1983), Find a Grave Memorial no. 17355351, citing Woodland Hill Cemetery, Wood River, Madison County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Grave Hound (contributor 46865877) .