Billy W. Lassiter ’48

Billy W. Lassiter ’48 died Dec. 4, 2005, in Davidson. Billy was born April 21, 1927, in Wake County, a son of Hugh and Jayne Cash Lassiter. He was former treasurer with Dize Awning and Tent Co. in Winston-Salem and was a member of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a member of the 9th Avenue Presbyterian Church in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. His wife, Hazel S. Lassiter, to whom he was married on Feb. 28, 1987, passed away Jan. 26, 2007. Surviving are two daughters, Sara Giroux, 1145 Kudzu Ln., Danbury, NC 27016, and Jayne O’Neal; three stepsons, J. Dwight Shoe (Cheri), C. Ralph Shoe, and A. Craig Shoe (Shelia); 12 grandchildren, Tyler Rowland Giroux, Sara Teresa Setzer, Billy Lassiter O’Neal, Colin Taylor O’Neal, Tara Brooke Ewald, Desiree Erin Shoe, Jordan Nicole Shoe, Dillon Michael Louis Shoe, Charles Robert “Rocky” Shoe, Tyler James Shoe, Teresa Shoe, and Andi Chad Shoe; and his beloved canine companion, “Josie.”