Stephen D. Lassiter

Published 8:15 am Tuesday, November 11, 2014

AHOSKIE – Stephen Douglas Lassiter, age 69 of Ahoskie, passed away on November 10, 2014.

He was born on October 7, 1945 to Adrian and Louise Dunn Lassiter in Hertford County, NC. Stephen worked as a Service Technician for the local telephone company for over 30 years and was currently working with Donald Armstrong at Ahoskie Auto Sales. Stephen was an avid EastCarolinaUniversity fan and was a loving father, and grandfather.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 33 years, Nelda Lassiter.

Stephen is survived by his daughter Hillary Lassiter Lynn and her husband, Thomas, of Greenville; two sons, Brien Lassiter and wife, Brenda, of Ahoskie, and Jason Lassiter of Ahoskie, four grandsons, Evan, Alden, and Zack Lassiter of Ahoskie, and Carter Lynn of Greenville; his sister, Bettye Jo Murray of Ahoskie; two brothers, Donald Lassiter and wife, Carolyn, of Aulander, and Ray Roberts Lassiter and wife, Virginia, of Athens, GA.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel, Ahoskie, NC.

The family will have a private graveside service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hertford-Gates Relay for Life, 930 Wellness Dr # B, Greenville, NC, 27834

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Lassiter family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting