Mr. William Roy Laster, age 78 of Elkton, passed away 4:56 AM Thursday, November 29, 2018 at Western Kentucky Veteran’s Center in Hanson, KY of natural causes. Services for Mr. Roy will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at Latham Funeral Home with Rev. Chris Goodman officiating. Burial will follow in the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West in Hopkinsville with Military Honors. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Monday at Latham Funeral Home.
Mr. Roy was born November 17, 1940 in Todd County, Kentucky. He was a Construction Foreman and a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam War. He attended Victory Church in Madisonville, KY. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Elmer Laster and Lonell Lack Laster; his brother, Jimmy Laster, his sisters, Velma Dean Scott and Clara Gayle Laster.
Survivors include his wife of 22 years, Nancy Laster of Elkton; his son, Dennis McKinney and his wife Chris of London, Arkansas; his daughters, Penny Downs and her husband Todd of Hopkinsville, KY, Missy Kettell and her husband Flynn of Glen Rose, Arkansas and Teresa Wright and her husband Teryl of Malvern, Arkansas; his brothers, Ford Laster and his wife Barbara, Danny Laster and his wife Debbie and Donnie Joe Laster all of Elkton, KY; his sister, Kathy Brewington and her husband, Jerry of Windsor, Missouri; 9 Grandchildren and 5 Great Grandchildren, also several nieces and nephews.