Monday, March 24, 2014

Jack Lavey, 1932-2014

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click to enlarge JOHN T. "JACK" LAVEY: Died Sunday at 81.
  • JOHN T. "JACK" LAVEY: Died Sunday at 81.

John T. “Jack” Lavey
, a Little Rock labor lawyer who fought many legal battles over civil rights in Arkansas and was one of the founders of the Arkansas affiliate of the ACLU, died yesterday. He was 81. His obituary, written by Ernie Dumas, continues on the jump.

A visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 27, at Ruebel Funeral Home, 6313 W. Markham St. A funeral mass will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, March 28, at Our Lady of the Holy Souls Church at 1003 N. Tyler Street. 

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