Billy Jack Lashlee

October 10, 1953 – January 5, 2022

Billy Jack Lashlee, 68, of Mitchell, passed away Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at his residence.

Born October 10, 1953, in Malvern, Arkansas, he was the son of Billie Benson “Red” and Virginia Lee (Burton) Lashlee.  He married Kimberly Louise (Hart) Smoot on October 15, 2013.

Jack retired from Naval Weapons Support Center – Crane.  He graduated from Mitchell High School in 1971 and was a U.S. Army veteran and member of the Indiana National Guard.    Jack was a member and past commander of the American Legion Post No. 250 and a past director of the Legion Riders.  He was a former member of Masonic Lodge No. 228 F.&A.M. and La-Or-Ma Shrine Club.

Jack loved his family, dogs, and riding his motorcycle.  He was an avid reader and enjoyed golf and rodeos.  Jack was well known for his red beans and rice.

Survivors include his wife, Kimberly Lashlee of Mitchell; children,  Kristina Marie (Rusty) Sears of Mitchell, Kyle Benson (Jody) Lashlee of Franklin; stepchildren, Scott (Mindy) Smoot of Mitchell, Stephanie Jones of Scottsburg; grandchildren, Jackie Sears, Alexandra (Shannon) Jones, Chase Sears, Tevin Lashlee, Dayson Lashlee, Preston Lashlee, Owen Smoot, Willy Smoot and Gunner McNabb; brother, Bob Burton Lashlee of Kokomo

His parents and infant sister, Della Sue Lashlee, preceded him in death.

Cremation was chosen with a celebration of life at a later date.

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