William Joseph LaVette Sr.77, born in West Virginia passed away August 23, 2021 surrounded by loved ones. He was the son of James LaVette and Daisy Bailey-LaVette and was the loving husband to Jackie LaVette for 53 years.
William J. LaVette was drafted in the United States Army in 1965 where he served his Country and was honorably discharged. He was a well-known and respected bus driver for Beaver County Transit Authority where he retired after serving for 30 years and was recognized for his high level professionalism and quality service. William J. LaVette was a long-time member of Tabernacle Baptist Church and dedicated matriarch in his family. William will truly be missed by his family and all who knew him.
William. J. LaVette was processed in death by his parents James and Daisy LaVette, brothers James and Doug LaVette and one sister Donna Garrett.
William J. LaVette leaves to cherish his memories, his loving and devoted wife Jackie LaVette; children Tammy Matthews, Jacqueline Alvarez, William j. LaVette jr. (Tiffany), and Nicole LaVette. Grand-children Kenneth Johnson, Bruce Carper, LaTisha Battles, Desiree’ LaVette, Deadra LaVette, Brittany LaVette, Lacey LaVette, D’Shae LaVette and Isaiah LaVette. Two brothers Wendall and Edward LaVette, sister-in-law Marsha LaVette and a special cousin Harold Jefferson (Ale). A Host of nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.
Service to be held on Friday, August 27, 2021from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm followed by a Homegoing Celebration on Saturday August 28 at 1:00pm. Washington Funeral Home & Cremations 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA. Pastor Dwight Banks officiating