Archive for Thursday, October 26, 2006

Anthony J. Vital


October 26, 2006

Services for Anthony J. "Clacc" Vital, 28, Lawrence, were Saturday, Oct. 21, at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Private inurnment will be at a later date in Eudora Cemetery.

Mr. Vital died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006, in rural Douglas County.

He was born April 11, 1978, in Lake Charles, La., the son of John Sr. and Lemelda Matthews Vital. He moved from Lake Charles to Lawrence in 1996.

Mr. Vital was a musician and a member of Da BombSquad hip hop group. He formerly worked in manufacturing production. He was a member of Ninth Street Baptist Church in Lawrence.

He married Kristie Laughlin on April 12, 2002, in Lawrence. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include his father and stepmother, John Sr. and Ann Vital, Jennings, La; his mother, Lamelda Carrier, Lawrence; three brothers, Paul Vital and Eddie Vital, both of Lawrence, John Vital Jr., Sioux Falls, S.D.; two sisters, Franchesca Young, Sioux Falls, S.D., and Tiffany Vital, Lawrence; three stepbrothers, Edgar Carrier Jr. and Christopher Carrier, both of Houston, and Don Carrier, Fayetteville, N.C.; three stepsisters, Cynthia Carrier, Corpus Christi, Texas, Kandis Carrier, Houston, and Melody Schlensinger, Lake Charles, La.

His stepfather, Edgar Carrier, died earlier.

The family suggests memorials to Valley Hope in Atchison, sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence 66044.

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