Cledus A. Laslie Sr.

Cledus A. Laslie Sr.

Cledus A. Laslie Sr., 83. of Bridgeport, Illinois, died on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019.

He worked for the City of Bridgeport.

Survivors include his children, Pamela Howder, Teresa Atchley, and Grace Wirth; and step-daughters Rose Maxfield, Phyllis Morgan, Donna Root and Vicky Blake.

His body will be cremated. Services will be 7 p.m. CDT on Tuesday at Glasser Funeral Home with Rev. Dave Watson officiating with full Military Rites. Visitation will be p.m. CDT until the hour of services on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Good Samaritan Hospice.

Online condolences may be made at www.glasserfh.com.

FUNERALS

Heckler, George L., died Oct. 30. Services: 11 a.m. CDT today at the Sivert-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home, Sumner, Illinois. Burial: Crest Haven Memorial Park. Visitation will be 10 a.m. CDT until the hour of services today at the funeral home. Memorials: Hospice of Southeastern Illinois. Condolences: www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com.

King, William D., died Oct. 24. Services: 11 a.m. today at Salem United Church of Christ in Huntingburg. Visitation: 10 a.m. until the hour of services today at the church. Condolences: www.nassandson.com.

Lucas, Jack E., died Oct. 29. Services: 2 p.m. today at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation: 11 a.m. until, the hour of services today at the funeral home. Memorials: Lincoln High School Academic Society, the Vincennes Education Foundation, the Christian Educational Foundation, or Good Samaritan Hospice. Condolences: www.goodwinfamilyfh.com.

Melchior, Jerome Edward, died Oct. 21. Services: 2 p.m. on Nov. 9 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 2004 N. Second St. Visitation: Noon until the hour of services on Nov. 9 at the church. Memorials: Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Taborn, Theodore E., died Oct. 27. Services: 11 a.m. today at the First Baptist Church, 2625 Wabash Ave. Condolences: www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com.

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