Derek Vincent Lane


Mr. Derek Vincent Lane, 56, of Athens, Alabama, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Mr. Lane was born on July 21, 1962, in Clinton, Tennessee, to Elmer Lane and Margaret Owens Lane.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Lorna Oerther and Sandy Willoughby.
Mr. Lane is survived by his son, Alex Lane of Florence, Alabama; Lynn Lane of Athens, Alabama; sisters, Sister Mary Reginald Lane of Nashville, Tennessee, Ruth Littlejohn of Clinton, Tennessee, Una York of Clinton, Tennessee and Nona Lovell of Columbia, Tennessee; brothers, John Lane (Jane) of Clinton, Tennessee, Elmer Lane (Kathy) of Maryville, Tennessee, Leo Lane of Temple, Texas, and Thomas Lane of Clinton, Tennessee; many friends; and his beloved yellow Lab, Rocky.
Mr. Lane attended the St. Paul's Catholic Church. He was a homebuilder. Mr. Lane was a Tennessee Vols football fan and an avid fisherman and golfer.
Services for Mr. Lane will be 7 p.m. Friday, June 21, 2019, at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. prior to the service. There will be a private family burial at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Peace, Love and Animals at 19135 Nuclear Plant Road, Athens, AL 35611.
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Published on June 17, 2019
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Luke and Jacci Haggard
Jun 19, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Blessed are those who moun, for they shall be comforted. Matthew 5:4
Raymond G Dougherty
Jun 18, 2019
To the family of Mr. Lane. I was the fisherman who discovered his body last Thursday. I am thankful for all that closure can start.
Leatus Eldredge
Jun 17, 2019