Lawrence Vernon Means passed away Sept. 26 at the age of 52. In his early years, Lawrence worked in Alaska and afterwards attended Washington State University. Once finished, he took a job with Whitman County Department of Transportation and later started his own business. Lawrence actively participated as a member of the West Plains Chamber of Commerce. Lawrence enjoyed various types of motorsports, especially motorcycle riding.
Lawrence is survived by his one and only child Michelle Means, his parents Jerry and Wilma Means, his sister and brother-in-law Bruce and Catherine Light and his brother Keith Means.
There will be a remembrance Oct. 5 at 10 a.m. at the Cheney Wren Pierson Community Center at 615 Fourth St.