February 11, 1930 - March 7, 2021
A funeral service for Mr. Robert E. Lasater, 91, who entered into rest on Sunday, March 7, 2021, will be announced. Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Directors are caring for the family. Mr. Lasater died March 7, 2021, after a long struggle with heart disease. A memorial service for immediate family only will be held at 3:00 PM this Saturday, March 13, 2021, at Christ Our Hope Presbyterian Church in Wake Forest, NC. The service will be live-streamed by the family on Facebook. Bob was born on February 11, 1930, the youngest of six children to Eugene and Josephine Lasater. He served in the US Navy and graduated from NC State in Civil Engineering. Bob had a successful career as a structural engineer in Raleigh NC, starting his sole proprietorship firm in 1966, then adding a partner to become Lasater Hopkins Engineers in 1971, and is now known as LHC Structural Engineers. He married Judy Henderson in 1952 and together they raised 5 children: Beth (Jim) Pendergrass, Peggy (Ken) Smith, Helen (Steve) Suits, Bobby (Nancy) Lasater, and Julia Cooper. Over the years, Bob and Judy opened their home to many teens and young adults who needed temporary lodging. Their home was also full of grandchildren: Matthew (Tabetha) Pendergrass, Daniel (Carrie) Pendergrass, Erica (Joe) Kaminski, Michael (Shannon) Smith, Steven (Jessica) Suits, Jenna (Nathaniel) Smathers, Lesley (Hunter) Prater, Cameron, Sarah, and Amanda Lasater, Derek and Lynsey Cooper. There are also 16 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Besides spending time with his family and working hard at his engineering business, Bob loved golf, gardening, and making wine. The family expresses sincere thanks to Agape Hospice and their staff for lovingly caring for him for ten months. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation, FDR Station, PO Box 220, New York, NY 10150.
A funeral service for Mr. Robert E. Lasater, 91, who entered into rest on Sunday, March 7, 2021, will be announced. Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Directors are caring for the family. Mr. Lasater died March 7, 2021, after a long struggle... View Obituary & Service Information
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