Edward "Ed" Lane, 89 of Lakeshore Circle, Hartwell, passed away Friday, April 29, 2016, at St. Mary's Hospital, Athens.
Born on March 26, 1927, in Steger, Ill., he was the son of the late Edward Lane Sr. and Geneva Noel Lane. Mr. Lane was owner - operator of L & J Hardware and Convenience Store. He was also a retired Field Service Manager for Hobart Commercial Restaurant Equipment and a WWII U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Pacific Theater.
Survivors include his wife, Delphene Ostermeyer Lane; his daughter, Joy Jenkins and her husband David of Hartwell; his brother, Clarence "Guy" Lane of Hartwell; two grandchildren, Amber Jenkins and Christopher Jenkins and his wife Christine and their son, Lane Jenkins. Mr. Lane was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, George Lane and Bobby Lane and two sisters, Mildred Kelley and Genevieve Cameli.
Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at the Sharon Presbyterian Church with military honors. A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Boy Scout Troop # 33, 5135 Mt. Olivet Road, Lavonia, GA 30553.
The Strickland Funeral Home of Hartwell is in charge of all arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.stricklandfh.com.