Former Juneau resident Gregory J. LaPoint, 36, died of a massive heart attack on Dec. 29, 2003, in Paducah, Ky.
He was born Oct. 13, 1967, in Juneau. He graduated from Juneau-Douglas High School in 1985. He worked at MeadWestvaco, a paper manufacturing company in Wickliffe, Ky., as a control room tester. He was a U.S. Army veteran and of the Catholic faith. He served as a volunteer coach for the West Kentucky Baseball Association in Ballard County, Ky., and enjoyed coaching his son's baseball team during the summer months.
He is survived by sons, Robie and Joey LaPoint; daughter, Leandra LaPoint; father, Robert J. LaPoint of Wickliffe, Ky.; mother, Evelyn D. LaPoint of Tacoma, Wash.; sister, Sherill Lambruschini Zemek of Tacoma, Wash.; brother, James Lambruschini of Tacoma, Wash.; and one niece and one nephew.
Funeral services were held Jan. 4, 2004, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home in Paducah, Ky. He was cremated two days later.
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