John Walt Lane
1929 - 2013
John Walt Lane of Pensacola, FL died on September 18, 2013. He graduated from Virginia Military Institute as a Distinguished Military Student with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and a regular Commission in the US Army. Mr. Lane served in the Army during the Korean War.
He was a life member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, The Florida Engineering Society and was a member of All Saints Church.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mary Southall Lane; son, John Howard Lane III (Kathy), of Pensacola, FL; sister, Mrs. A. Churchill Young, III of Richmond, VA; 3 grandchildren, John Walt Lane II, Victoria Kathleen Lane and Mrs. Matthew M. Couch (Matt); niece, Mrs. Andrew J. Reinhardt (Andy), and nephew, A. Churchhill Young, IV (Nanny). He was preceded in death by his daughter, Mary Scott Lane.
Visitation will be at Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel on Monday, September 23, 2013 from 2pm to 3pm with a graveside service immediately following at Bayview Memorial Park.
The family would like to thank the loving care given Mr. Lane by the Emerald Coast Hospice and caregivers, Viola Reece, Linda Sanders and Willa Reggins.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to All Saints Church, PO Box 4538, Pensacola, FL 32507 and Emerald Coast Hospice, 1555 N. Palafox St, Pensacola, FL 32501. Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.
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Published in Pensacola News Journal on Sept. 22, 2013