LASSITER, Leonard Russell, age 80 of Cookeville passed away April 21, 2020. Mr. Lassiter was preceded in death by parents, Russell & Willie Pearl Lassiter; step-mother, Lillian Lassiter; sisters, Debra Lassiter, Lucy Culloca and Mary Fay Kaiser; and brother, Estle Green. He is survived by wife of 60 years, Wanda Lassiter; children, Donald (Marilyn) Lassiter, Gary (Vickie) Lassiter, Danny Lassiter and Joann Beck; daughter-in-law, Marie Lassiter; sisters, Arlene Ledbetter, Angie Lassiter, Carol (Roger) Fuqua and Jean Lassiter; brothers, Andrew (Betty Jo) Green and Glen Green; uncle, Roscoe Lassiter; grandchildren, Josh (Jessica) Lassiter, Melissa Lassiter, Jennifer (Michael) Binion, Brittany (Greg) Mabry, Garret Lassiter, Kristin Lassiter, Noah Beck, Isaac Beck, Angel Beck and Eli Beck; and great-grandchildren, Noli and Cas Mabry.
Funeral service will be at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet with Pastor Brad Holliman officiating. Interment will follow the service at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens with Gary Lassiter, Danny Lassiter, Josh Lassiter, Isaac Beck, Eli Beck and Toby Taylor serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are: Jim Dillehay, Roscoe Lassiter and Charles Woodard. Visitation with the family will be prior to the service.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org or Shriner’s Hospitals at donate.lovetotherescue.org.
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2229 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, 615-758-5459, obituary line 615-758-8818, www.sellarsfuneralservices.com