Jimmie L. Lanier, Sr. 78, of Inverness, FL, passed away June 6, 2014 at Woodland Terrace in the care of Hospice of Citrus County and the Nature Coast with his loving wife and family by his side. A native of Glennville, GA, he came to the area in 1975 from Hollywood, FL. He was of the Protestant faith and a retired iron worker. Mr. Lanier served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict.
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Private committal services will be held at Florida National Cemetery under the direction of the Inverness Chapel Hooper Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Citrus County and The Nature Coast, P.O. Box 641270 Beverly Hills, FL 34464 in memory of Jimmie.
He was preceded in death by his 2 sons, Jimmie, Jr. and Jerry. Survivors include his wife of 60 years Joanne; 2 sons, Joe and Jeff both of Inverness; 2 sisters Mary Perkins of Avon Park and Janie Hobbs of Thompson, GA, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and many others who have entered his life and knew him as "Grandpa Jim."
Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory
501 W Main St Inverness, FL 34450
Published in Citrus County Chronicle from June 10 to June 12, 2014