William Henry “Red” Laprade, Sr.

William Henry “Red” Laprade, Sr., age 85 of Penhook died Saturday, August 24, 2019 at his home. He was preceded in death by his parents, Page and Lillie Laprade; daughter, Karen Laprade; brother, Page Lewis Laprade; and sister, Sammie Edith Laprade. Surviving are his wife, Jewell Oakes Laprade; daughter, Teresa Bernard (Sammy); son, William H. Laprade, Jr. (Marlene); grandchildren, Seth Bernard and Josh Hale (Tracy); great-grandchildren, Mason and Maclin Hale; sister-in-law, Sandra Oakes; brother-in-law, Eugene Oakes; along with numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Laprade was a member of Cool Springs Christian Church and retired with many years of service in sales with Womack Electric Company. Funeral services will be conducted from Flora Funeral Chapel 2 p.m. Tuesday with Rev. Betty Marshall and Rev. Roy Parker officiating. Interment will follow in the Laprade Family Cemetery. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers; please consider a memorial donation to the American Cancer Society. His family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.

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