SIKESTON - John Richard Lashmet, 58, died Jan. 12, 2006, at his home.
Born July 29, 1947, in Fort Collins, Colo., son of Dorothy Thorpe Lashmet of Sikeston and the late Fred Lashmet, he was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during the Vietnam War. He was an operating engineer for Local 513 in St. Louis and had worked for Ray Clinton Construction, Mechanical Systems for Fred Lashmet and the Panama Canal Pipeline.
In addition to his mother, survivors include: three brothers, Bill Lashmet of Sikeston, James Lashmet of Scott City and Robert Lashmet of Springfield.
A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date with Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston in charge of arrangements.