3100 White Settlement Rd.
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Charles A. "Charlie" Lane

1927 - 2013 | Obituary Condolences
Charles A. "Charlie" Lane Obituary
Charles A. "Charlie" Lane, 86, a man known for his zest for life and infectious smile, passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2013, after a three-year battle with dementia, surrounded by his loving family. Graveside service: 10 a.m. Wednesday in Laurel Land Memorial Park in Fort Worth. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the of Fort Worth. Charlie was born in Rosewood, N.C., June 16, 1927, to Will and Sudie Lane. He was raised with his nine brothers and one sister in the Goldsboro-Wilson area. Sept. 5, 1950, he married the love of his life, Helen Turnage. In 1955 they moved to Texas to join his brother and best friend, Lassiter Lane, who preceded him in death. Charlie was a mechanic by trade and worked for Stice Auto and Castleberry Lumber for 20-plus years. His love of cars started at the age of 10. As a young man he began to learn the mechanics and then found dirt track racing. He won several championships on the dirt track. He also enjoyed fishing, racing dogs, tending his cows, watching the birds and working his half-acre garden. Most of all, he loved being with his family. Dixie, his lap dog of 14 years, will accompany her master on his journey. Survivors: Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 63 years, Helen Lane; children, Becky and George Lowery, Randy, Sudie and Walter Lane; grandchildren, Becca and Wade Jordan, Jaime Lane, Janssen and Derek Anderson, Preston and Katie Sherrard, Elizabeth Lane; great-grandchildren, Justin and Presley Jordan, Autumn, Austin and Tanner Spivey, Laythum Lane, Jackson and Charlotte "Charlie" Anderson; brothers, Edmond Lane of North Carolina, Pal Lane of South Carolina, Jerry Lane of Florida; aunt, Ella Mitchell of North Carolina; several nieces and nephews; and beloved friends.
Published in Star-Telegram on July 22, 2013
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