Mr. James Crawford Lane, Sr., 87, of US 15-501 North, Pittsboro, died January 19, 2013 at his home after a period of declining health.
Mr. Lane was born in Vass, NC on November 16, 1925, the son of Benjamin Franklin Lane and Eleecy Stutts Lane. He served our country in the US Navy during World War II, and was the owner/operator of Lane and Clegg Body Shop. Mr. Lane was a former Boy Scout leader, a member of the Bynum Ruritan Club, and a member of Bynum United Methodist Church, where he had served as a Sunday School teacher.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Betty Anne Whitaker Lane; sons, Jimmy Lane and Douglas Lane, both of Pittsboro; daughter, Susan Lane of Sanford; 6 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Johnsie Gaines of Siler City, Eloise Todd of West Virginia, and Peggy Holshauser of Gulf.
The service to celebrate the life of Mr. James Crawford Lane, Sr. will be held at 2 o’clock Saturday afternoon, January 26, 2013 at Bynum United Methodist Church, with Pastor Gina Barrow presiding. Military honors will be offered at the conclusion of the service. Following the service, friends may visit with the Lane family for a reception at the Bynum Ruritan Club building.
Memorials may be sent to UNC Hospice, PO Box 1077, Pittsboro, NC 27312.
Online condolences may be left at www.hallwynne.com, select “Obits & Guestbook” then “Current Services”.
Arrangements for Mr. Lane are under the care of Hall – Wynne Funeral Service and Cremation of Pittsboro.