Manles Elijah Lasure, Jr., 76

Published 12:14 pm Thursday, May 30, 2019

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Manles Elijah Lasure, Jr., 76, of Stanford, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford.

Born on April 24, 1943, Manles was a son of the late Manles Green Lasure, Sr. and the late Grace Gilpin Lasure. He was the owner and operator of Lasure’s on Main Street in Stanford since 1975 and was also a farmer with his passion being cattle farming. Manles was a member of Willow Grove Baptist Church in Danville. He was a loving and wonderful husband, father, grandfather and brother. He loved his family dearly.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Mary Hopkins Lasure of Stanford; two sons, Jody Lasure of Stanford and Jeff Lasure (Debbie) of Stanford; two brothers, Charles Lasure (Rosie) of Orlando, Florida and Paul Lasure (Janice) of Lancaster; two sisters, Alberta Wood and Mary Alice Still of Louisville; four grandchildren, Ashley Lasure, Kayla Lasure, Josh Lasure and Ethan Lasure; and several nieces and nephews

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In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, John W. Lasure, Elvin B. Lasure, Carter Lasure and Robert Lasure; and three sisters, Thelma Sebastian, Florence Miesenhimer and Louvenia Douglas.

A private family service will be held at a later date.