of Istachatta, FL, passed away Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Brooksville, FL. He was born April 2, 1942 to Delbert and Connie (Cuneo) LaFayette, in West Palm Beach, Florida. He was a long time resident of Istachatta, Hernando County, Florida. Mr. LaFayette served for 30 years in the United States Air Force as MSGT, retired. He is survived by: brother: Joseph E. LaFayette; daughters: Brandy (Bryan) Fluegel of Inverness, FL, and Lori LaFayette of Spring Hill, FL; 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.