Charles Raymond Bear Lasiter
Funeral Date: 5/5/2016

Charles Raymond “Bear” Lasiter, age 90, of Fordyce, Ark., died Friday April 29th at his residence at Dalton’s Place in Fordyce. Born October 10, 1925 in Warren, Ark, he was the son of the late Peyton Brown Lasiter and Maude Cornish Lasiter. Charles was a retired Principal and Educator from the Fordyce School District and served our country heroically as a Navy radar man on the USS Intrepid in WWII. He was a member and deacon of First Baptist Church in Fordyce. Charles was preceded in death by his wife Madge Clanton Lasiter, bothers Terrell Lasiter and Herb Lasiter and a sister Sue Lasiter Byrd. He is survived by 2 sisters, Joann Lasiter Massey and Betty Faye Lasiter Howsen of Warren, AR. Two sons, Peyton Charles Lasiter and spouse Tracy of Little Rock, AR and Mark Clanton Lasiter and spouse Terri of Wears Valley, TN; one daughter Karen Pennington of Bellingham, WA; eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Funeral services was 10:00 a.m. Thursday May 5th at First Baptist Church in Fordyce, Arkansas with Rev. Rusty Ross officiating. Burial was at Union Hill Cemetery in Ingalls, Ark., by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Lori Eller, Walker Lasiter, Shelly Kidder, Jake Lasiter, Jon Pennington, Kalie Lasiter, Greg Pennington and Peyton Lasiter.



Name: Randy Burford
Message: So sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Lassiter. May God bless all of you!

Name: Janie Jordan Daniell
Message: So sorry for your loss. Your family will be in my prayers. Mr and Mrs Lasiter were two of my favorite when we were in school. They were great examples of a loving husband and wife and caring individuals.

Name: Roy & Shelba McClain
Message: Our sincere condolences to all of you during this difficult time. Your parents were special to us. Unfortunately we are away on a trip and will miss the services for Charles. However, we will be with you in spirit.

Name: Mary Lou Sommer
Message: I was talking to Terri just a few days ago about Mr. Charles and how much I missed bringing his meals. He was such a nice man. May the Lord bless you in this time of need. Mary Lou

Name: Henry Turner
Message: Words can not express what "Bear" meant to me. He will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time of loss. God bless.

Name: Graham Gillis
Message: Thoughts and prayers to the Lasiter family. Lots of good memories of Mr. Lasiter. Good man.

Name: James Wright
Message: Prayers for your family during this most difficult time.

Name: Kathy Hardman
Message: Mark, we are praying for you and your family during this time of the passing of your dad. With sympathy, Jerry and Kathy

Name: Tammy Hensley

Name: Ava cantrell
Message: Thinking of you and your family during this time.