Estus B. Lassiter, Jr.

Published 1:34 pm Thursday, August 11, 2022

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RALEIGH – Estus Bruce Lassiter, Jr., age 66, passed away on August 2, 2022 at his home in Raleigh.

Mr. Lassiter was born in Ahoskie, NC on June 5, 1956, a son of the late Estus Bruce and Lottie Matheson Lassiter. Bruce was the owner/operator of E.B. Lassiter Cedar Roofing. He was an avid NC State Wolfpack fan and outdoorsman who enjoyed tennis, swimming and boating on the river and fishing.

Left to cherish his memory is his brother, Gaddy Matheson Lassiter, MD and wife, Renee Marie Banaszak, MD of Alexander, NC; his sister, Paula Lassiter Botto and husband, John William Botto of Raleigh, NC.

A celebration of life gathering will be held Saturday, August 13, 2022 from 1-2:30 p.m. at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC.

In lieu of flowers, honor Bruce’s memory by donating to Jim Valvano’s, The V. Foundation for Cancer Research, 14600 Weston Parkway, Cary, NC, 27513; or you may donate online by visiting; type Bruce Lassiter.

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