Robert James Lane

     August 25, 1934 - November 26, 2016

Robert James Lane, age 82, of Somerset, passed from this life into the arms of his Savior, Jesus Christ, on Saturday, November 26, 2016, at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

 

Robert was born August 25, 1934, in Ashland, son of the late Robert and Alice Cox Lane Hart. He was a retired rigger for Armco Steel Mill for 38 years in Ashland, Kentucky. Robert enjoyed fishing, volunteering at God’s Food Pantry and spending time with his family. He was a member of the Somerset First Church of the Nazarene where he served on the church board and as a Sunday School Teacher. Robert was a United States Navy veteran.

 

Robert is survived by his wife of 44 years Levonia “Lou” Lane whom he married September 30, 1972 in Ashland, Kentucky; daughters, Susan (and Paul) Kretzer, of Somerset, Terri Lane, of Texas, Cathy Farnwalt, of Florida; son, Bobby Lane, of Texas; sister, Jan Justice, of Jackson, Florida; grandchild, Matt (and Angela) Gute; and great grandchildren, Malia, Alayna, Isaiah, and Noah Gute, all of Lexington.

 

Robert is preceded in death by his parents.

 

Visitation will be held on Monday, November 28, 2016 from 5 till 7pm in Southern Oaks Funeral Home Chapel.

 

Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, November 28, 2016 at 7 pm in Southern Oaks Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bubba Jennings officiating.

 

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to God’s Food Pantry, 119 S Central Ave, Somerset, KY 42501.

 

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.