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Obituary for Lacy Kanode Jr.

Lacy Ward Kanode, Jr., 80, of Roanoke, VA passed away on Friday, November 3, 2023.

He was born on May 9, 1943 in Roanoke to the late Lacy Ward Kanode and Erma Ferguson Kanode. Lacy graduated from Jefferson Senior High School.

He worked for Kroger for 30 years, where he retired as manager. Lacy enjoyed playing tennis, golf, bowling and chess. He was involved in Habitat for Humanity.

Lacy is survived by his wife of 60 years, Patricia Ann Kanode; sons, Greg Kanode, Keith Kanode and his wife, Candace; daughter-in-law, Paige Kanode; eight grandchildren, Zach Kanode, Alex Kanode, Jonah Kanode, Laci Kanode, Kingsley Kanode, Dottie Kanode, Kara Johnson, Betty Barbour; sister, Mary Ann Nelson and her husband, James and other extended family.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Lewis Gale Hospital and the staff of Friendship South Rehab Center.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 9, 2023 at Oakey’s South Chapel with Rev. Nelson Harris officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Burial Park. The family will receive friends from 12 noon until 2 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association.

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