Bobby Lee Lassiter, age 79 of Vass died Tuesday (August 7, 2012) at the FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst.
Funeral services 11:00 AM Friday at Vass United Methodist Church of which he was an active member. The Rev. Dr. Phil Brown will officiate. Burial will follow in Johnson Grove Cemetery.
A native of Moore County he was a son of the late Harold and Beulah Kimball Lassiter and was a U.S. Army Veteran where he served in Germany. He retired as a Coin Telephone Supervisor with Sprint Telephone Company, volunteered countless hours with Meals on Wheels and served on the board of directors with The Department of Aging. He was preceded in death by: his son Jeffery Lassiter and a brother Johnny Lassiter.
He is survived by: his wife Marintha Smith Lassiter; daughter Julie Terry and husband Calvin of Vass; son Joseph Lassiter and wife Jonice of Aberdeen; daughter in law Susan Lassiter of Vass; brother Wilford Lassiter of Vass; sisters Lucille Coore of Vass and Diane Hutchinson of Ft. Mill, SC; grandchildren Calvin Terry, Jr., Ryan Lassiter, Amy Spurlock and husband Kenneth, Anna Hoyle and Emma Lassiter; great grandchildren Abner and Ezra Spurlock.
The family will receive friends at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home Thursday from 6:00 - 8:00 PM and other times at the residence.
Memorials may be made to: Vass United Methodist Church memorial fund, P.O. Box 628, Vass, NC 28394.
Condolences: PinesFunerals.com

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  1. Sorry for your loss. We always looked forward to seeing Bobby when he would come by with baked goods. Such a wonderful man.

  2. Bobby was a light in this world, truly touching other lives with his smile and his kindness and love for family. He never seemed to meet a stranger.
    James & Lisa Gibbons

  3. So sorry for your loss as he was a wonderful person that loved his family and loved to help people. He will truly be missed but remembered for the special person he was. Dr. Kuhn & Associates and his Dental Family

  4. Although we didn’t really know each other, he was an inspiration to me seeing him walking along Johnson Street or Main Street most days and waving to me. I will miss him. With Sympathy. A Neighbor, Lois Faulkenbury of Johnson Street, Vass

  5. The loss of a loved one is very difficult. Please know
    that our thoughts and prayers are with you and you family at this time.
    God’s Peace,
    Pat Brown,
    Director of Aftercare
    Pines Funerals ( Fry & Prickett)

  6. Harrell and I were sad to hear of Bobby’s death. He always welcomed us with a smile and a warm hug when we saw him when visiting in Vass.
    He was so kind to my mother and me when we lost our loved one last year. He visited, brought food he and his wi

  7. Harrell and I were sad to hear of Bobby’s death. He always welcomed us with a smile and a warm hug when we saw him when visiting in Vass.
    He was so kind to my mother and me when we lost our loved one last year. He visited, brought food he and his wi

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