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Lawrence William Piatt

September 18, 1941 ~ March 2, 2019 (age 77)

Memorial mass for Lawrence William Piatt, age 77, of Decatur, will be Friday, March 15, 2019, 2:30 p.m. at Annunciation of the Lord Catholic Church with Father Charles Merrill officiating.  The family will receive friends for one hour prior to service at the church.  Shelton Funeral Home is assisting his family.

Mr. Piatt, who died Saturday, March 2, 2019, at Decatur Morgan Hospital, was born September 18, 1941, in Elmira, NY, to Leslie Piatt and Erma Purhn Piatt.  He was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force.  He worked as a truck driver for Allied Van Lines, and as a mechanic for J. B. Hunt, Swift Transportation, and Western Express.  Most recently, Mr. Piatt worked in the hardware department at Lowe's.  He was preceded in death by his daughter, Jacqueline June Piatt, and his parents.  

He is survived by his loving wife, Mildred Geraldine McEntire Piatt of Decatur; four sons, Robert Piatt, Gary Dean Piatt, Vincent Piatt, and Chris Delmonte Piatt; one daughter, Shelley Piatt; one brother, Gary Piatt; one sister, Joan Scinta; and several nephews & nieces. 

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial donations be made to the American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.



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