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Robert Lane Jr

August 7, 1922 - June 19, 2017

Robert Lane Jr., 94, of Lorain, transitioned this life on Monday June 19, 2017 in New Life Hospice after a lengthy illness. He was born August 7, 1922 to Robert Sr and Lutisha (Pope) Lane in Birdeye, Arkansas where he accepted Christ at an early age at Shady Grove Baptist Church.

In 1943 Robert relocated to Lorain, Ohio, where he worked at U.S. Steel as a crane operator, and retired after 40 years of service. He was a member of the United Steelworkers Local 1104.

Robert enjoyed gardening, cooking for his family, and he loved him some baseball.

He leaves to cherish his memory, a son, Robert III (Desiree Moore) Lane of Chicago, Illinois; 3 daughters, Elizabeth (Donald) Rainey of Chicago, Illinois, Angela Lane and Michelle Lane of Lorain; a sister, Mayonia Greer-Lane of St. Louis, Missouri; step-daughter, Patricia Lane of Lorain; and a host of grandchildren, great grand-children, and great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other loving relatives and friends.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Sr. and Lutisha Lane; 5 brothers, Ernest, Fred, Charlie, Doc, and Theodus Lane; and five sisters, Bernice Harris, Lula Perry, Ruby Allen, Ora Lane, and Clara Pope.

Visitation will be Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 10:00 am until time of service at 11:00 am at Original Glorious Apostolic Church, 995 Foster Ave, Elyria. Pastor Doris Williams officiating. Interment will be in Elmwood Cemetery in Lorain.



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Tuesday, June 27, 2017
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Tuesday, June 27, 2017
11:00 AM
Orginal Glorious Apostolic Church
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