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John Edward Lane

April 1, 1929 November 18, 2019
John  Edward Lane
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Obituary for John Edward Lane

John Edward Lane, age 90 years and 7 Months, of Midway, North Carolina, formerly of Buckeye, West Virginia, passed away Monday November 18, 2019, at the Hospice Hinkle House with his loving wife and youngest daughter by his side.

John was born April 1, 1929, in Claysburg, Pennsylvania, the son of the late Laura Pritt Lane. He enlisted in the United States Army from July 6, 1951 and fought in the Korean War and was awarded a National Defense Service Medal, Korean Services Medal /3 bronze Service stars, United Nations Service Medal and Marksman Badge w/Carbine Bar. He received an Honorable Discharge on June 9, 1954, but then he re-enlisted for three more years the very next day.

John retired from Burns Motor Freight and Pocahontas County Landfill. He was an active member of the Marlinton Church of God where he was a past Sunday School Superintendent and a Board Member.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his only brother, Oliver Isaac “Buck” Pritt, and three sisters, Betty Lane Tincture, Margaret (Polly) Lane Barrett, Shirley Lane and a step daughter, Brenda Galford.

John is survived by his wife of 33 years, Dorothy Dever Galford Lane, and four children, Cathie Galford Holbrook of TX, Captain Rockie Galford of TX, Robina Galford White of TN, Rhonda Galford Spach of NC, 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends Saturday, November 23, 2019, from 1:00-2:00 PM at the Marlinton church of God with Rev. Fred Goldizen. The funeral service will be held immediately following visitation. Interment will then follow in the Ruckman Cemetery in Mill Point, WV.

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Visitation

Saturday

23

Nov

1:00 PM 11/23/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 11/23/2019 2:00:00 PM
Marlinton Church of God

111 Waugh Walnut St.
Marllinton,, WV 24954

Marlinton Church of God
111 Waugh Walnut St. Marllinton, 24954 WV
United States

Service

Saturday

23

Nov

2:00 PM 11/23/2019 2:00:00 PM
Marlinton Church of God

111 Waugh Walnut St.
Marllinton,, WV 24954

Marlinton Church of God
111 Waugh Walnut St. Marllinton, 24954 WV
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Ruckman Cemetery Final Resting Place

Steven Hole Run Road
Mill point, WV 24934

Steven Hole Run Road Mill point 24934 WV
United States
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