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.