Obituary: Michael Lassiter, 26, Dies

Michael (Mike) was born in Washington, D.C. to Oliver W. Whitehead and Marilyn Lassiter on Dec. 16, 1994. He attended Shade Elementary, Roper Junior High, and Spingarn High School where he played running back and defensive tackle.

Mike believed any job given should always be done to the best of your ability. He worked at Foot Action and Home Depot. Mike obtained employment with Safeway on Sept. 8, 2015 where he found his calling. Mike worked in the meat department and was certified as a meat cutter in the evenings at Safeway in the Chesterbrook Shopping Center on Old Dominion Drive; Store #4933. Mike was patient and kind to all customers that visited the meat department and catered to their needs. Mike was loved by all of us here at Safeway and will always be in our hearts.

Michael was preceded in death by his grandparents Ruth E. and Clinton Lassiter, Aunt Marie Antoinette Lassiter, and Uncle Charles C. Lassiter.

Michael earned his wings and leaves to mourn parents Oliver W. Whitehead and Marilyn Lassiter, daughter Zilytarie D. E. Lassiter, siblings Robbie Hicks, Robert, Mary, Ikea, and Kianna Lassiter. Uncles Clinton and Tyrone Lassiter and Aunt Hope Lassiter.

If you would like to donate to the Michael Lassiter Funeral and Memorial; please go to Michael Lassiter should appear. The go fund- me account was organized by Store Director, Zane Franceschi.

From the family: Psalm 147:3 God heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds; Matthew 5:4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.

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