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Visitation

Rogers Pickard Funeral Home
Friday January 6th, 2017
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Funeral Service

Poplar Springs United Methodist Church
Friday January 6th, 2017
2:00pm

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Edgar Ray Lanning

Edgar “Ray” Lanning Sr, 93 of Sanford passed away Tuesday January 3, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm Friday at Poplar Springs United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Lee Memory Gardens.

 

Mr. Lanning was born in Lexington, NC a son of the late Jeffie Lee Lanning and Ada Leonard Lanning. He was preceded in death by his sister, Viola Hege, and brothers Odell Lanning and Frank Lanning. He was a dairy farmer, a carpenter, a lover of animals and loved the outdoors. Mr. Lanning was always known for his positive attitude and was a pleasure to be around.

 

Mr. Lanning is survived by his beloved wife, Ruby Thomas Lanning; son, Edgar “Ed” Lanning Jr (Deborah) of Graham, and Steve Lanning of Sanford; grandchildren, Candy Long (John), Garth Lanning, Rachel Carlyle (Josh), Jacklyn Eggleton (Brennan), Matthew Lanning (Meagan), Jaycie Morton (Bret), step grandchildren, Wendy Cox (Brett), Andy Siegner (Tammy), Adam Siegner (Melissa), and Erin Bullis (Brandon), and many great grandchildren.

 

The family will receive friends at the Church starting at 1:00pm Friday.

 

Memorial contributions can be made to Poplar Springs United Methodist Church, 1809 Poplar Springs Church Rd, Sanford, NC 27330; or to Carolina Animal Rescue and Adoption, P.O. Box 2642, Sanford, NC  27331.

 


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Guestbook

My thoughts and prayers to this beautiful family. Such a wonderful man he was. Did not find out in time to attend so please know thoughts with you all.

Rachel Lewis Jan 6 2017 12:00 AM

I am so very sorry to hear of Ray's passing, He was a pleasure to know. May you find comfort in all the memories you shared together .

Regards,
Christine

Christine Bonini Jan 5 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Edgar Lanning

Christine Bonini Jan 5 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Edgar Lanning

John Patrick Long Jan 5 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Edgar Lanning

Lindsay Long Jan 5 2017 12:00 AM

Keeping your sweet family close in my heart and prayers during this time of celebration for another Angel. Let the memories bring you happiness and peace.

Much Love,
Cathy

Cathy Ward Jan 5 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Edgar Lanning

Candi and John Jan 5 2017 12:00 AM

With deepest sympathy praying for you during this time. Sorry I can not be there at this time.

adouglas2@windstream.net Jan 4 2017 12:00 AM