Alfred passed away on Friday, February 10, 2017, at 12:28 a.m. at the Carpenter House in Baton Rouge, LA, at the age of 68. He was born on April 27, 1948 in Battleboro, North Carolina to Alfred Lassiter II and Lena Sawyer Lassiter. He served his country in the U. S. Air Force in Thailand and Spain during the Vietnam era by servicing the computers in the reconnaissance aircraft used by the U.S. Air Force, thereby developing his love of computers throughout his life. Al was employed at Techtronix, Big Cajun II, and the U.S. Postal Service. He maintained the sorting machines so that all could get all the useless mail and catalogs! Visiting at Ascension Funeral Home, 426 W. New River St., Gonzales, LA, on Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with a service at 5:30 p.m., conducted by Pastor Billy Minyard. He is survived by the love of his life, his wife, Eleanor Schexnayder Lassiter; his son, Robert of Kingsport, TN; brother, Joseph and wife, Shirley of Englewood, OH; numerous brothers and sisters-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews, and grandnieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Kristen. Many thanks to the staff at the Carpenter House for their help and care. Please visit the online guestbook.
The greatest trait of Al was his love for you, Eleanor. It was true and unwavering. I admired him greatly for this. We will all miss him and I hope that you can find solace in that love and all the wonderful times that you shared with him.
Jay SchexnayderReno, NV
I only knew Mr. Al a short time, but he was nothing short of a kind and loving man. He will be dearly missed. I'm glad to have known him.
Matt StellatoMinden, NV
rest in peace Uncle Al, you were my favorite uncle. i wish i were able to see you one more time.
Steven schexnayderflagler beach, FL
Deepest sympathy for your loss. I wish you Godspeed in your healing.
Tammy Kirby SchexnayderMechanicsville, VA
Dear Eleanor: keep close all the wonderful moments you shared and your memories from your travels! Al was a good man!
Al was a wonderful brother in law and Uncle to my children and he loved my sister deeply. He will be sorely missed!
Eleanor, you have all of my love and support. Anything you need; you just need to call.
Elizabeth "Sue" ThomasMinden, NV
Eleanor, please accept our sincerest condolences. We were very lucky to have known Al and to have had him as a part of our lives. Al fought a brave battle. God bless you at this time of sorrow.
Al will be sincerely missed by all.
Richard and Sue Thomas
Richard ThomasMinden, NV
All our love to Neena at this difficult time. You are a constant in our thoughts and prayers. Sending out love and hugs.
Elizabeth, Laurel and Abbygail McNeillMinden, NV
My deepest sympathy goes out to all of those who loved and miss Al. Al was my co-worker and my friend. He always showed me courtesy, respect and a helping hand if I needed it. I listened to his stories and he listened to mine. He was a kind and loving man and I will miss him.
Sheila ThomasGonzales, LA
My deepest sympathy, to his wife. I'll miss Al.
Jeffrey ReedBaton Rouge, LA
Thank you Al
Aaron & Micah SmithBaton Rouge, LA
Our deepest sympathy, Eleanor, and prayers are with you. Love, Jack and Jill Lasseigne
Jill LasseigneBaton Rouge, LA
Will miss you brother-in-law. All my love to my sister during this time.
Melanie SchexnayderGonzales, LA
My wife and I would like to express our sincerest sympathy to Eleanor and the rest of Alís family. Al was a good and honest man. It was a pleasure to have known him.
Robert and Wendy HallGonzales, LA