MICHAEL EDWARD LAPSLEY, AGE 85

Michael Edward Lapsley, age 85, of Shelbyville, Tennessee, previously of Crossville, passed away on January 22, 2024.

He was born on July 8, 1938, in the Bronx, New York to the late Thomas Lapsley and Helen Koerner.

He was a retired Metropolitan Police Officer, loved God, and his family, playing golf, traveling, and having breakfast with his Veterans group on Wednesdays.

He is survived by his wife: Jeanette Lapsley; sons: Patrick Lapsley (Michelle), and Michael Lapsley; daughters: Cathleen Lapsley and Michelle Myers (Rick); grandchildren: Dillon Thurman (Lindsay), Ashley Carter (Ethan), Haley Herbert, and Kelly Herbert; a special great-grandson: Nathan Caruthers; and 7 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his mother: Helen Koerner; father: Thomas Lapsley; wife: Cathleen Lapsley; brother: Thomas Lapsley; sister: Lynn; daughter: Patricia Thurman; and grandson: Jase Myers.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Friday, March 15, 2024, at 10 a.m. at St Alphonsus Catholic Church in Crossville.

Instead of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Heroes-MPDC or C.O.P.S. (concernsofpolicesurvivors.org).