Alvin E. Lashlee

October 17, 1924November 25, 2013

Alvin E. Lashlee, 89, passed away Monday, November 25, 2013 at his residence in Clyde, TX. Funeral services will be held Friday, November 29, 2013 at 1:00p.m. in the Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home Chapel of Memories, 542 Hickory St., Abilene, Texas, with Rev. Janice Six officiating. Burial will follow at 3:00p.m. in the Texas State Veterans Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home. Serving as pallbearers will be Scott Lashlee, Bill Lashlee, DC Roberts, Carlos Moreno, Matt Lashlee, and Kevin Lashlee.

Alvin E. Lashlee was born in San Angelo, TX to Benjamin and Willie D. Smith Lashlee. He served in the United States Army and Air Force for a total of 26 years and was especially proud of his Normandy Campaign Medal. Alvin also worked at the Abilene State Supported Living Center (formally Abilene State School) for 16 years.

After retirement, Alvin and his wife traveled extensively. He was an avid golfer and loved his Boston terriers, Sam and Cid.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Alice; his daughter, Janet Cook; a brother, Bill Lashlee; and a sister, Frankie Roe.

He is survived his daughter Jerri Roberts and her husband, DC of Abilene; two sons, Scott Lashlee and his wife, Rose of Owensboro, KY, and Bill Lashlee and his wife, Rita of Clyde, TX; a sister, Jimmie Clayton of Ft. Worth; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association; Meals on Wheels; or to the charity of your choice.


  • Funeral Service Friday, November 29, 2013
  • Visitation Wednesday, November 27, 2013

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November 29, 2013

remember ur dad from the maint dept @ State school many memories and may God b with u all at this time Edd Stevens Nashville Tn

Lavonne Jaramillo

November 28, 2013

Family, I worked in Maintenance as the secretary and knew your dad very well. We always had fun even if he tried not to let anyone know it. I will always remember him with fond memories. I'm keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

Maurice & Linda Scott

November 28, 2013

You will always live in our hearts and prayers.

Johnny Lopez

November 28, 2013

Alvin led a blessed life with the love of wonderful family! Our thoughts and prayers are with the extended Lashlee family. I am honored to have known Alvin and to have been part of his life.

Johnny and Sue Lopez

American Heart Association

November 27, 2013

May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.