Ben Paul Lasswell


Ben Paul Lasswell, age 67, of Republic, Missouri, went to be with our Lord on Monday, July 31, 2017, at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.   He was born April 17, 1950, in Lebanon, Missouri, the son of Benjamin Purl and Mary Alverta (Shiner) Lasswell.

Ben was a 1968 graduate of Poplar Bluff High School in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.  He graduated from UMKC School of Pharmacy in Kansas City, Missouri and was a local Pharmacist at the Price Cutter Pharmacy in Aurora.  He was a member of the Republic United Pentecostal Church, an avid golfer, and enjoyed spending time with his dog Karson. 

On December 12, 1982, he married Anne Holman in Monett, Missouri.

He is survived by his wife, of 34 years, Anne; two sisters, Hilda Medley of Goddard, Kansas and Susan Lasswell of Crane, Missouri and two nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ben and Alverta, and one niece. 

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 18, 2017, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora.  Burial will follow at the Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora. 

Online condolences may be shared at this website.

  Memorial Service

11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 18, 2017, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home.

303 S. Jefferson Ave., Aurora, MO, 65605


Following The Service at the

Maple Park Cemetery, Aurora, MO

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Gene and Judi Godwin

Ben, you were such a good friend to us not just as our pharmacist although you were the best one we ever had and we really miss you. I am glad you are with Jesus free from pain and sorrow.

 Posted September 14, 2017 - 4:09pm
Hilda Medley

Love you and miss you brother. We will meet up again one day in heaven.

 Posted September 11, 2017 - 9:32am

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