Shelvie Roscoe Lassiter


Lassiter, Shelvie Roscoe, age 88, of Mt. Juliet, TN, died April 19, 2021. Roscoe was born in Nashville, TN and was the son of the late, Shelvie Roscoe Conklin Lassiter and Fanny Maye Briggs Lassiter. For many years he owned and operated Mid-Way Paving Company. Roscoe enjoyed horses, farming, camping, bluegrass music and classic cars. He was also preceded in death by his wives, Helen Ruth Lassiter and Wanda Jane Lassiter; 12 siblings; children, Jerry Wayne Blackshear and Judy Lassiter and granddaughter, Tiffany Elaine Durrett.

He is survived by:

Children – Barbara Brown, Rocky Lassiter, Troy Lee Lassiter and Kevin Mark Lassiter

Grandchildren – Thomas Brown, Anthony Brown, Jackie (Mitchell) Ward, Ross (Sherry Jackson) Lassiter, Crystal (Tyler) Parkerson, Landon (Clara) Buysman and Nicole Arrowood

Great-grandchildren – Bailey Glynn Durrett, Payten Brown, Taylor Brown, Preston Brown, Tatum Nicole Parks, Brecca Ward, Dani Ward, Tyler Lassiter, Carter Parkerson, Roscoe Buysman, Leona Buysman and Raylin Buysman

Nephew – Alton Hollis

Many other nieces and nephews

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, April 23, 2021 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Rev. Russ Stephens officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Ross Lassiter, Anthony Brown, Landon Buysman, Mitch Ward, Larry Casey and Jimmy Hollis. Alton Hollis will serve as honorary pallbearer.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to service time Friday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663.



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