Tom Lasitter, beloved husband of Enniss Quinn Lasitter for 62 years, died surrounded by his family on August 27, 2015. His father, Thomas Tilden Wilber, died before Tom was born to Eunice Stark Wilber on October 17, 1930, and Tom was raised by his aunt and uncle, Sara and Roy Lasitter in Jacksonville, NC. After graduation from NC State College, he served in the US Army and lived in Greensboro, Charlotte, and Lake Norman before moving to Springmoor Retirement Community in Raleigh. Much of his career was spent with Teledyne Allvac in Monroe, NC. Tom played baseball at State and had a lifelong love of sailing. He was a member of St. Andrews Presbyterian. He is survived by his wife; son Tom Jr. (Sarah); daughter Sara Katherine Mahler; grandchildren Aaron Mahler, John (Stephanie) Lasitter, Mark Lasitter, and Katie Lasitter; great-grandchildren Clara and Amelie Lasitter; and sister Roberta Joyce Barrett Boaz. In addition to his parents, Tom was preceded in death by his grandson, Will Mahler. The family thanks Springmoor for their care for Tom.
Services will be held at 2 p.m., August 30th at Springmoor Retirement Community.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Springmoor Endowment.