Arden - Lane Wallen Coggins, 75, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at Care Partners Hospice in Asheville. He was born in Buncombe County to the late Harold and Annie Baker Coggins. He was also preceded in death by his uncles, Edgar and Everette Baker.
Mr Cogins was a faithful member of Biltmore Baptist Church and loved his Sunday School class. He was a special person of the Avery's Creek Community and was very close to the staff at Corner Grill Restaurant and was deeply loved and cherished by all of his friends and neighbors. Before retirement Lane worked as a construction laborer.
He is survived by his adopted family Vicki Hendrix and her two children, Taylor and Jake Hendrix and his beloved dog Parker.
A memorial service will be held at Biltmore Baptist Church in Terrace Hall on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 6:00 PM with Reverend Sam McLamb officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial gifts be made to the SPAN ministry of Biltmore Baptist Church, 35 Clayton Road, Arden, NC 28704.
Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family, and the memorial register is available at grocefuneralhome.com