William Kenneth “Billy” Lasbury

William Kenneth “Billy” Lasbury

Wood River, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Death 29 Sep 1995 (aged 71)
Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 17356226 · View Source
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WHEELING, W. Va. - William Kenneth Lasbury, 71, formerly of Wood River, died Friday Sept. 29, 1995, at home.

He was a teller at Mountaneer Race Track in Chester, Va., for 41 years. A U.S. Navy World War II veteran, he was a member of the American Legion. He was a graduate of Shurtleff College in Alton and Goodman Theater School in Chicago.

Born in Wood River Oct. 12, 1923, he was the son of the late Edwin Woodside and Alice Josephine (McFetridge) Lasbury.

Surviving are three sisters, Mildred Evans of Peoria, his twin, Ada Goodman Link of Wood river, and Alice Dvorchak of Wood River; many loving nieces and nephews; and a sister-in-law, Dorothy Lasbury of Wood river.

Preceding him in death were three brothers, Tom, Eddie and Lester Lasbury, and two sisters, Dorothy Considine and Beatrice Huber.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River, where services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Ron Chasteen will officiate.

Military graveside rites will be held at Valley View Cemetery in Edwardsville by East Alton American Legion Post 794.

Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Crippled Children of St. Louis.


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 17356226
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Kenneth “Billy” Lasbury (12 Oct 1923–29 Sep 1995), Find a Grave Memorial no. 17356226, citing Valley View Cemetery, Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Grave Hound (contributor 46865877) .