Lax, John

Mr. John E. Lax, age 95, of Murray, Kentucky died at 12:40am Monday, May 14, 2018 at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital. Mr. Lax was born March 20, 1923 to the late Benjamin Cleveland Lax and Novella Housden Lax. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Marilyn Lax; grandson, Nolan Lax; brother, Ralph Lax; and sisters, Estelle Lax, Datha Lax, Susan Louise Downs, Velma Jackson, and Omrie Hart. He was a member and deaconof the Sinking Spring Baptist Church and served his country in the United States Army during WWII. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Frankie Mills Lax; two sons, Kenneth Lax, Murray, and Tim Lax (Renee), Murray; sister, Betty Jo Lax Erwin, Hazel; three grandchildren, Neil Lax (April), Dustin Lax (Darby), and Jordan Lax; and six great grandchildren. The funeral service will be at 11:00am Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at the Blalock-Coleman & York Funeral Home with Rev. Randy Kuykendall and Rev. Carl Butler officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery and friends mayvisit the family from 5:00pm to 8:00pm Tuesday at the Blalock-Coleman & York Funeral Home.

Published 12:00 AM, Monday May. 14, 2018
Updated 03:34 PM, Monday May. 14, 2018

Blalock-Coleman & York Funeral Home
713 South 4th Street
Murray, Kentucky 42071

Phone:(270) 753-6800
Email: yorkfuneralhome@yahoo.com
Website: www.yorkfuneralhome.com

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