Lafe "Lee" Leon Erway, 40, of Aurora, formerly of Ridgley, passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2011, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. He was born on Oct. 2, 1970, in Iola, Kan., son of Dale and Brenda (Brattin) Erway. He grew up and attended school in Wheaton andgraduated with the Wheaton High School Class of 1990. He was currently employed at the Ozarks Methodist Manor in Marionville.
Survivors include: his parents, Dale and Brenda Erway, of Cassville; one son, Kevin Waldrep, of Wynne, Ark.; three brothers, Steve Erway, of Cassville, Marvin Erway, of Ridgley, and Alex Erway, of Rocky Comfort.
Funeral services were held today (Wednesday) at the White Funeral Home in Cassville with Rev. Robert Harrison officiating. Private family burial will be held at a later date. Memorials to the family may be entrusted to the White Funeral Home. Funeral and cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home.