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Sterling Dionne "Boo-La" Lassiter, Sr.

August 1, 1971 — March 11, 2023

Sterling Dionne "Boo-LA" Lassiter, Sr., 51, of Church Street, Suffolk, Virginia transitioned Saturday, March 11, 2023 at his residence. He was born August 1, 1971 to the late Wilford and Sheila Lassiter. Besides his parents he is preceded in death by his maternal great grandparents Wilbur Holland, Sr and Maggie Holland; maternal aunt, Brenda Holland. He was a graduate of Suffolk High School class of 1989. Sterling worked several jobs over the years. His most recent employment was with Missimo Coffee Co. as a palletizer. Sterling was affectionately known to all that loved and knew him as (Boo-LA). He was a very loving and giving son, father, brother, nephew, uncle, cousin and friend. He leaves to cherish his memory four daughters, Wakieva Simone Goodman, LaBrea S. Lassiter, Imani R. Lassiter and Zandilyn L. Lassiter; son, Sterling D. Lassiter Jr.; two grandchildren, Charles Smith and Dionne Lassiter; two siblings, Deborah Powell (Joseph) and Randall Lassiter, Sr.; paternal grandmother, Mildred L. Waters; uncles, Donald Lassiter, Tyrone Waters, Alton Lassiter, Sr. (Brenda), Shelton Lassiter III (Ivey) and Wilbur Holland, Jr.; aunts, Tillie Watson (Wallace), Orris Waters (Robert), Vanessa Walker, Ella Holland and Patrica Holland; nieces, Shanice Mitchell, Raina Powell, Brandy Worrell (Arron), Ciera Lassiter and Latoya King; nephews, Breon Powell, Deon Powell and Randall Lassiter, Jr. a host of other relatives and friends. A graveside service will be held noon, Monday, March 20, 2023 at Carver Memorial Cemetery. Professional services with dignity have been entrusted to Crocker Funeral Home, Inc. To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Sterling Dionne "Boo-La" Lassiter, Sr., please visit our flower store.


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