Gregory Brent Lashley, 57, of Dallas, formerly of Wichita, Kan., passed away on June 7 at his home.
He was a 1967 graduate of Southeast High School in Wichita and he graduated from University of Kansas. He was a Vietnam veteran.
Lashley was an inspiration to family and friends as he battled Agent Orange cancer for seven years.
He was a longtime employee of HomeSteps, a Freddie Mac unit in Carrollton, as well as a real estate agent with Ebby Halliday Realtors.
He was preceded in death by parents, Jack and Royce. He is survived by a life partner of 19 years, Dean C. Smauder; brothers Jack Jr. and Roger and families, both of Wichita; sister, Jan Smith and family of Wichita; many nieces and nephews; as well as many special friends. Greg was a devoted and active member of the Cathedral of Hope church.
A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held 4 p.m. Saturday at Cathedral of Hope, 5910 Cedar Springs Road.
A second memorial service will be held July 15 at First United Methodist Church, 330 N. Broadway in Wichita.
Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to The University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, P.O. Box 297153, Houston, TX 77297 and Cathedral of Hope, 5910 Cedar Springs Rd., Dallas, TX 75235.
This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition, July 7, 2006.
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