Samuel E. Lavigne, Sr. 83, of Texarkana, Texas passed away Sunday, August 25, 2013 in Texarkana. Mr. Lavigne was born July 1, 1930 in Salem, New Hampshire. He was a retired from the U.S. Air Force, veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars; receipeint of the Bronze Star; retired from Cooper Tire and Rubber Co. and was a catholic.
Survivors are his wife Lelia Jo Lavigne of Texarkana, TX; four sons and daughters-in law Charles and Judy Lavigne of Fouke, AR., Samuel, Jr and Linda Lavigne of Nash, TX., Joseph Lavigne of Texarkana, TX., John Lavigne and Linda Lomax of Hooks, TX; three daughters and sons-in-law Anne Akin of Texarkana, TX., Lilly Ellen Dalby of DeKalb, TX. and Vicki and John Smith of Manhatten, KS; 11 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.
Graveside funeral service will be 10 A.M. Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at Hillcrest Memorial Park officiated by Fr. Paul Worm. Services are under direction of East Funeral Home-Moores Lane.
Family will receive friends at East Funeral Home-Moores Lane from 6 to 8 P.M. Tuesday, August 27, 2013.
Condolences may be left at www.eastfuneralhomes.com