Charles Lashley, Jr.

CUTHBERT -- Charles Donnal Lashley, Jr., 50, of Blakely died March 20, 2012 at his residence in Blakely. Funeral services will be conducted March 23, 2012 at 1 p.m. at Lunsford Funeral Home. Rev. Thomas McLendon will officiate with interment in the Colomokee Church Cemetery in Early County.

Mr. Lashley was born March 15, 1962 in Albany, son of Charles Donnal and Joan King Lashley of Cuthbert. He graduated from Randolph Southern School in Shellman and from Columbus State University with a degree in Criminal Justice. He then continued his education to become a certified welding inspector and was currently working on the future World Trade Center.

Survivors including his parents are his grandparents, O.H. and Sara King of Blakely; three daughters: Kira and Herb Coats of Lawrenceville, Alena and Aaron Riojas of Douglas, and Moyra Lashley of Portland, TX; two granddaughters, Lyndon and Lucy; his brother Phil and Cindy Lashley of Mayfield, OH; and a niece, Celeste Lashley of Stow, OH.

Serving as pallbearers will be Dennis Sims, Jesse Jenkins, Curtis Stanfield, Aaron Riojas, Herb Coats, and Harris King. The family will receive friends Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Lunsford Funeral Home

Cuthbert 229/732-2148