Roy E. Lane, age 73 of Ridgway died on Monday, January 13, 2014 in Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado, IL after an extended illness. Roy was born in Old Shawneetown on June 9, 1940 to the late Willie and Mae (Blakley) Lane. Roy had worked his entire life as a mechanic. He was married to Nina (Reeder) Lane who preceded him in death in 2012. Roy love the outdoors and was a really good fisherman on the river. He always enjoyed visiting and being around his friends. Roy was a member of the Church of God. He will be missed.
Roy is survived by 4 Daughters, Carolyn Sauls of Shawneetown, Marlene (Teddy) Moore of Shawneetown, Tina (Ray) Wright of Sturgis, KY, and Jeannie (Frank) O'Neal of Ridgway.
3 Step Daughters, Rosalie Jackson and Debbie McCarty both of Junction, IL, and Marilyn(Russell) Martin of Texas. 2 Brothers, Bill (Pat) Lane of Cave in Rock, IL, and Mack (Debbie) Lane of Eldorado. 2 Sisters, Melva Chapman of Ridgway and Ellen Darter of Marion, Il., 14 grandchildren, 19 great Grandchildren. Many nieces and nephews. A special friend Dot Winters.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Nina, a son Kenneth Lane, 2 brothers, John and Larry Lane and sisters, Betty Kerley, Della Price and Lillie Lane and great grandchild Riley Rhodes.
Visitation for Roy will be on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at the Cox & Son Funeral Home in Ridgway from 2:00PM to 3:00 PM. His funeral will immediately follow at the funeral home with Rev. Lyndal Sork officiating. Interment will follow at the Westwood Cemetery in Shawneetown.