Lesley Lancaster

Saturday, August 28, 2004

BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Lesley Jean Lancaster, 57, of Bloomfield died Friday, Aug. 27, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

He was born July 13, 1947, at Painton, Mo., son of Robert and Clarisa Stewart Lancaster. He and Karen Merick were married Jan. 4, 1971, at St. Charles, Mo.

Lancaster was a 1965 graduate of Bell City High School. He retired as an assembler with Chrysler Corp. in St. Louis, where he worked 30 years.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Melissa Lancaster of Bloomfield; his mother of Randles; three brothers, Robert Lancaster of Overland, Mo., Wesley Lancaster of Villa Ridge, Mo., Allan Lancaster of Sikeston, Mo.; and a grandson.

He was preceded in death by his father, a daughter and two brothers.

Friends may call at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance, Mo., from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Jack Owens and Bob Murray officiating. Burial will be in Williams Cemetery at Perkins, Mo.