Donald Vance Lasley, 84, died Wednesday June 9, 2021, at Soddy Daisy Health Care Center.
He was a retired pastor who had heard the call to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ at age 16. He received his training at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Over the course of his ministry, he pastored churches all over the country, but always returned to Soddy-Daisy where he was born and raised. Most prominently, he pastored Oak St. Baptist Church in Soddy for 18 years. He was a member of Rechoboth Baptist Church.
Don is preceded in death by his 2nd wife, Irene, his 1st wife, Ilene, his parents, Martin and Pearl, and sisters, Vivian Lasley, Antoinette Wilson, and Betty Lasley.
He is survived by his sons, Marty, Paul, and Barry, sister, Barbara Hutchins, brother, Gene, and grandchildren, Noah, Jonah, Ruth, Caleb, Sarah, and Zach.
Funeral services will be held Monday, June 14 at 11am, at Rechoboth Baptist Church (12622 Dayton Pike Soddy-Daisy, TN). Alan Stewart and Darrell Winters will be officiating.
Visitation will occur on Sunday, June 13 from 4pm to 8pm, at Williamson and Sons Funeral Home (8852 Dayton Pike Soddy-Daisy, TN), and before the service 10am to 11am at the church.
Condolences and memories can be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com.
Arrangements are by Williamson and Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy Daisy, TN 37379.
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