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Roland LaCoste

July 1, 2013

Roland LaCoste, 21, died Monday, July 1, 2013, as the result of a car  accident in Arizona.

He was born Aug. 12, 1991, in Miami, Fla. He was a resident of Dodge  City. Roland was a 2009 graduate of Newton High School and attended both Dodge  City Community College and Hutchinson Community College. He greatly enjoyed  basketball and athletic challenges. He enjoyed kids and was a coach for Mid  America Youth Basketball. Roland was also a volunteer for Big  Brothers.

Roland had a fondness for dogs and greatly enjoyed the fireworks of  the Fourth of July. He was a loving son and brother and will be greatly  missed.

Roland is survived by his parents, James LaCoste and Debra  Miller-Dealy of Newton; sisters, Carle and Kerwin Brocksmith of Oklahoma City,  Okla., Casey and Justin Billingsley of Stillwater, Okla., Carrie Dealy of  Newton, and Courtney Dealy and her partner Mollie Sultenfuss of Newton; maternal  grandparents, Don and Nova Miller of El Dorado; nieces, Maisy and Annie  Brocksmith and Maya Sultenfuss; and many other loving family  members.

A memorial celebration of Roland’s life will be at 2 p.m. Monday,  July 8, 2013, at First Christian Church in Newton, with the Rev. Gary Bell  presiding.

Memorials are suggested to Petersen Funeral Home, 215 N. Main St.,  Newton, KS 67114.

Read more: http://www.thekansan.com/article/20130705/OBITUARIES/130709675/1031/OBITUARIES#ixzz2YHnShRKg

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  1. We are so sorry for your loss. Roland was a wonderful young man, spending lots of time at our home playing basketball with our son, Alex. He will truly be missed.

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