James Lassiter

Obituary of James Lassiter

James W. Lassiter Jr., 74, of Pottstown, PA passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center. He was the husband of Danielle M. (Darascu) Lassiter with whom he shared 54 years of marriage. 

Jim was born June 5, 1943 in Shreveport, LA. He was a son of the late James W. Lassiter, Sr., and Vivian (Dearing) Lassiter.

Jim worked for John R. Hollingsworth in Phoenixville, PA for thirty-five years.  During his youth Jim and his family traveled and lived all over the world, including: India, China, England and Argentina.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Lassiter is survived by two daughters, Diana M. George, wife of Jeffrey S., Bechtelsville, PA and Debbie L. Konarski, wife of Richard T., Pottstown, PA; one brother, Mark O. Lassiter; four grandchildren, Ashley N. George, Brandon S. George, Amber E. Konarski, and Hunter R. Konarski; and one great-granddaughter, Samantha J. George.

In addition to his parents he is predeceased by one brother, Ned Lassiter.

A viewing will take place on Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 9-11 am at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A Funeral Service will follow at 11 am. Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation at http://www.npcf.us/donate/ or to Stretch the Ride at http://strpottstown.com Online condolences may be made to the family at www.houckgofusfuneralhome.com