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William Lacy Laughlin

August 5, 1929 - October 8, 2017

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date October 11, 2017

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William Lacy Laughlin, 88, of Brookneal passed away Sunday, October 8, 2017 at home.

Lacy was born in Brookneal, August 5, 1929, a son of the late Shellie Laughlin Sr. and Frances Kathryn Claytor Laughlin.  He was a member of Brookneal United Methodist Church, a U. S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, and a retired employee of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.

The family would like to give a special Thank You to the doctors, nurses, caregivers, family and other friends during his illnesses.

He is survived by two sisters, Annie Mae Crabtree and Lula Hamlett (Curtis) all of Brookneal; a number of nieces and nephews; close friends, F. H. “Bossy” and Pat Wilson, Barry Davis, Eddie and Lisa Hailey.  He was preceded in death by three brothers, Shellie Jr., Frank, and Otis Laughlin; two sisters, Kathryn Francis and Dot Crabtree.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Henderson Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Willie Guill with interment to follow in Wickliffe Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Henderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Brookneal.

Memorial contributions may be made to your favorite charity.