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Herman Woodrow Lancaster

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Herman Woodrow Lancaster, age 102 of Flat Rock died Thursday, December 10th, 2015 at Hendersonville Health and Rehab. He was born November 5, 1913 in Henderson County, a son of the late Virgil Roscoe Lancaster and Nora Lee Marlow Lancaster. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Nellie Montieth Lancaster in 2013; seven brothers, Paul, Ernest, Horace, Roscoe, Guy, George, and Jay Lancaster; and two sisters, Bernice Pryor and Sue Price.
He was a lifelong brick mason and was the oldest member of the Hedrick-Rhodes VFW Post 5206. He was an Army Veteran of World War II.
He is survived by his brother, James B. Lancaster of Hendersonville; and sister, Betty Lancaster Holmes of Hendersonville; and a number of nieces and nephews; and a good friend and former employer, Jerry Bayne.
A Funeral Service will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 13th, 2015 in the Mausoleum Chapel of Shepherd Memorial Park with Military Honors presented by the Hedrick-Rhodes VFW Post 5206. Burial will follow in the cemetery. No formal visitation is planned.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com. Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.
Published in The Times-News on Dec. 12, 2015
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