Paul Kermit Lanning (1943 - 2018)

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Paul Kermit Lanning, 75, of Holden Beach passed away Friday, June 1, 2018, at the SECU Hospice House of Brunswick in Bolivia.
He was born in Lexington on May 27, 1943, to the late Paul Franklin and Lillian Shoaf Lanning. He graduated in 1961 from West Davidson High School and was a graduate of East Carolina University. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps with two years of service in Vietnam, where he was awarded two Purple Hearts for injuries.
He was employed by Texfi Industries for 35 years. He was an avid fisherman and golfer.
Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Joyce Waitman Lanning of the home, and a son, Perry Dean Lanning who also resides at Holden Beach after serving 20 years in the U.S. Coast Guard. Also surviving are his sister, Carolyn Lanning Smith of Lexington; two nieces and four nephews.
Visitation was held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 3, at White Funeral Home. Visitation was also held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, at Davidson Funeral Home in Lexington.
A military graveside service will precede burial at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, at Mount Carmel United Methodist Church in Lexington.
White Funeral Home of Bolivia and Davidson Funeral Home of Lexington are serving the family.
Online condolences are encouraged and may be offered at www.whitefuneralservicesupply.com.
White Funeral and Cremation Service, Bolivia/Supply chapel
Published in The Brunswick Beacon from June 7 to June 13, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
White Funeral and Cremation Service
603 Ocean Hwy E | Bolivia, NC 28422 | (910) 754-6848
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