Marvin Leon Lassiter was born March 6, 1979 in Virginia and passed away on September 2, 2009 in Converse, Texas. He was only 30 years old and died of Medullary Renal Cell Carcinoma. He is survived by his wife, Karen Lassiter, their two children, Brianna and Bryson Lassiter, his mother, Patricia Mitchell, his brother, Derrick Mitchell, two sisters, Katie and Tierra and his grandmother, Geraldine Mitchell. Marvin loved bowling, playing spades and he loved playing his X-Box and chatting online. He was employed at Boysville since June of 2008 as a house parent. He worked in residential child care for the 3 years of his life. He will be remembered as someone funny and kind hearted. He was a great husband, a great dad and his wife's best friend. We miss him greatly. God Bless!

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  1. Marvin I want you to know I miss you more than i can ever tell you. The house is so empty now without you.Bryson and Brianna talk to you all the time, I know you are listening and you know how much we miss you. Love you MOM

  2. hi baby its been a week since your gone !! i miss you so much its lonely without u.. brianna and bryson miss u and love you sooo much!!! please give me strength to get through this time!!!! i love u always and forever

  3. Marvin, Nephew you will be greatly missed. I love you with all my heart. I know when you were in this world you bought joy to everyone that knew you. REST IN PEACE YOUR UNCLE GREG

  4. Leon,as you were known to me, it’s truely hard to believe you’re no longer here with us. Only God knows why you had to leave, and as hard as it may be, we have to accept it and believe that we will see you again one day. You were like my second son, you always stayed in touch no matter where you were, and came by to see me when you were in the area. Will never forget you, Love Always, your other mom.

  5. I did not know Marvin, but knew his mother Pat. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I know your mother, wife, and children, and anyone you came in contact with, will truly miss you! Pat, you are sooooo strong. I know you and Bubba can make it, talk to GOD!

  6. Son, My heart breaks for the sound of your voice just to hear it again.If just in my sleep, would give me peace, and just know my love for you is bigger than LIFE, MOM aka “YOUNG LADY” as only you call me. Love you Son

  7. Hey bro, I miss you like no other. Its been hard since you left but ill never forget all the things you’ve done for me. You’ve been the best brother I could’ve wanted. You’ll never be forgotten. Love Derek

  8. May the LORD bless you and keep you, May the LORD make HIS face shine upon you and give peace and give you peace forever. Thanks for being apart of my life and I’ll miss you. In love uncle Billy

  9. May the LORD keep you in perfect peace Marvin Denise Mitchell To: Pat It has been a great priviledge to have known such a kind, caring, loving ,giving,and respectful young man. To lose a love one is always hard, to comfort your heartache and pain, just trust in GOD; when you feel lonely, sad and blue, just pray to GOD, he’ll pull you through Time will heal all pains. If you ever need anything just call me. I;ll be there for you Your Sis

  10. Marvin, your presence will be missed, your smile and laughter also. I will always love grandson from your Grandma Mitchell

  11. Marvin, words can not describe how difficult this is for me. Know that you will truly be missed Love you always.

  12. ONE NIGHT A MAN HAD A DREAM.HE DREAMED HE WAS WALKING ALONG THE BEACH WITH THE LORD. ACROSS THE SKY FLAHED SCENES FROM HIS LIFE. FOR EACH SCRENE, HE NOTICED TWO SETS OF FOOTPRINTS IN THE SAND,ONE BELONGED TO HIM, AND THE OTHER TO THE LORD. MAY GOD KEEP YOU WITH HIM ALWAYS. LOVE AUNT LILLIE

  13. MIMI, PRAYING FOR YOU AT THIS TIME OF LOSS MAY YOU HAVE MEMORIES TO TURN TO FOR COMFORT, FRIENDS AND FAMILY TO TURN TO FOR SUPPORT. AND FAITH IN GOD TO GIVE YOU HOPE, STRENGTH AND COURAGE. GOD WILL ALWAYS KEEP YOU STRONG IF YOU BELIEVE IN HIM. LOVE HATTIE

  14. Love is stronger than death even though it can’t stop death from happening, but no matter how hard death tries it can’t separate people from love. It can’t take away our memories either. In the end, life is stronger than death.

  15. dear marvin i miss you everyday its been about a month and a half now since you left me. The kids are getting bi and talk about you all the time.I am trying to be strong because thats what u would have wanted but i still have a lot of bad days. i miss you soo much and cant wait until we can meet again i will never have anyone who could ever replace the love you gave me!! love your wife karen

  16. Leon,We miss you so very much.We miss your laughter, your smile,your friendship.You are loved. It broke our heart to loose you,The day Good called you home,A part of us went with you,Therefore you did not go alone.A million times we will miss you, A million times we have cried.If love would have saved you,You never would have died.

  17. He was loved by all we will all miss u he kept me laughing i will miss your smile my condolences to your family my heart and my prayers are with you

  18. My Son, so many days I cry for you, just to hear your voice again and to see that smile of your’s. My heart is so heavy for your Love,and kind words that you gave me so many days when I need’d them the most, Leon I Love you Sooooo! much, May U Rest In Peace. Mom

  19. hello baby!!!!!!!! it has been almost 6 months your birthday is comming up soon! i think about u often.. i know u r safe and no longer in pain.. i miss u sooo much i will always remember the times we shared together always loving u wifey karen

  20. Leon we miss you man.I belive you were called home fore some very special reason,and part of that reason might be fore you to help a few things fall in place like they are suspose too down here.leon you are a bright light , and I’m sure that your still that same bright beautiful light,but Leon before god send you off to bless another family ask god to please let your bright light shine always and forever amungs the family and friends that still love you and will always love and miss you.

  21. Leon we miss you man.I belive you were called home fore some very special reason,and part of that reason might be fore you to help a few things fall in place like they are suspose too down here.leon you are a bright light , and I’m sure that your still that same bright beautiful light,but Leon before god send you off to bless another family ask god to please let your bright light shine always and forever amungs the family and friends that still love you and will always love and miss you.

  22. Leon we miss you man.I belive you were called home fore some very special reason,and part of that reason might be fore you to help a few things fall in place like they are suspose too down here.leon you are a bright light , and I’m sure that your still that same bright beautiful light,but Leon before god send you off to bless another family ask god to please let your bright light shine always and forever amungs the family and friends that still love you and will always love and miss you.

  23. baby fathers day wasnt the same as it always was me and the kids went and decorated the tree we got planted for u we will always remember u for whom u were!! i know some things i found out were hurtful to me but i could never take the luv away i have 4 u love karen

  24. I am very sorry to hear about the passing of Leon. I knew nothing about this until I saw the post of Lee’s Alumni site. Leon was a very sweet person who, when I was new to Lee, helped me to feel welcome in a new, scary place.

  25. I am so sorry to hear that Leon has passed on. He was always so positive and funny during the years that I was friends with him. I still remember a dance we were at in 7th or 8th grade. We had fun dancing with friends and he always made myself and others laugh. He will and is missed by all that knew him. Rest In Peace Leon.

  26. Oh my Son, how my heart hurt’s for you, and your smile, joke’s and word’s of wisdom. Some days i reach for the phone to call you to tell you what’s going on with me, and what just happen that day and then it hit me, your not here to hea me, but i say it out loud anyway because i know U do hea me, I LUV Son and Miss you so much, You r in my heart and In my tear’s everyday Ma

  27. Still think of you quite often, and miss being able to call you on your birthday and hearing your voice sing Happy Birthday when you would call me on mine. You will never be forgotten, nor will the times we ( myself and Shaun) had with you, your mom and Derek over the years. You’ll always have a special place in my heart.

  28. hey sweetie this is the 2nd thanksgiving that we shared with out u!! things have been hard but i look for the big man to help me he always seems to pick me up!! the kids well they are getting bigger and you would be proud of brianna she made all a’s and already got awards this year and bryson he is all you!!! that he will live you on… and as well as you know some people r still up to doing vendictive things but its ok well we love you and always will!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  29. hi baby i was sitting here thinking of you brianna just turned 7 on sunday the kids are growing up and i just wish u were here to see us but u r watching over us from heaven… days are lonely and short well we love you soooo much u will always be in our hearts

  30. Its been 2 years and since you passed and everyday I wish you were still here with the family. WE MISS YOU BEYOND WORDS CAN DESCRIBE! I still think about when I came down to visit you and karen in NC. Playing madden, going bowling, and most of all just enjoying time with the person i looked up to. You’ll never be forgotten and you always told mommy someday i would get my act together. You were right and I thank you for everything you did for us. I love you Leon. -Derek

  31. Marvin was an awesome guy! We played football together and his smile on the field was one of the best. He was a great friend and I never heard him say anything bad about anyone. I saw this recently and sad he passed a few years ago. Marvin you will be missed my friend but I am very grateful to have met you.

  32. I love you man. You left us too soon and I wonder everyday if you can see us and hear us. Theres not a day that goes by that I don’t wish you were here.We miss you Bro. Peace forever.

  33. Oh my dear son, how I miss you so, Life seems to go on and days fly by When i look up its another year an more tears, I’ll always cry for you and your kids. Missing you and the time you shared with Us, the family and your kids. The world moves on without you but some days I don’t. I do take comfort in knowing that I have part of you here with me,, Thank you for thiinking of your Mom Love You always Your Mom aka Young Lady

  34. Hi baby just coming home from the pumpkin patch u would be so proud of your kids Brianna’s almost 18 and Bryson is 16 wow ur son looks just like you! Well we miss u and will always love you!!!

  35. Hi baby missing u and thinking of you the kids are always questioning about u we miss u bunches I hope ur taken care of and one day we will meet happy holidays

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