TUSCALOOSA Donald Eugene Lancaster, 77, of Tuscaloosa, born August 15, 1937, died October 10, 2013.
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Donald was a native of Pickens County and attended Tuscaloosa County High School. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corp. Upon returning to Tuscaloosa, he married Rosalyn Ann Nabors and remained living in Tuscaloosa. He was employed by Gulf State Paper Company until closure then owned and operated Lancaster Electric. After retiring, he was employed by Doug Hollyhand Reality until his final retirement.
As a friend to many, with a strong love of family, he is survived by his wife, Rosalyn Lancaster of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; daughters, LaDonna Sanford of Fayette, Ala., Debbie Dunkling (Ricky) of Northport, Ala.; son, Michael Lancaster (Rainey) of Rome, Ga.; sister, Sybil Corder of Northport, Ala.; brothers, Ricky Lancaster (Linda) of Northport, Ala., Jerry Lancaster (Deanne) of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Reggie Lancaster (Debbie) of Fosters, Ala.; grandchildren, Sarah Marini (Don), Adam Traweek (Crystal), Caleb Traweek (Miranda), Josh Dunkling (Jennifer), Elizabeth Heath (Barnes), Hannah Pierce (Tyler), Luke Sanford, Leah Sanford, Rebekah Sanford and Connor Lancaster; and great-grandchildren, Jordan Marini, Kennedy Marini, Caleigh and Lillie Traweek, Jacob and Jared Dunkling and Shelby Traweek.
Family will receive friends on Saturday, October 12, 2013 from 5:00-8:00 at Sunset Funeral Home. Celebration of Mr. Lancaster's life will be held on Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 2:00pm at First Baptist Church of Tuscaloosa with burial to follow at Sunset Memorial Park with Dr. McKee officiating.
Pallbearers will be Don Marini, Adam Traweek, Caleb Traweek, Josh Dunkling, Barnes Heath, Tyler Pierce, Luke Sanford and Connor Lancaster.
Honorary Pallbearers will be, Bill O'Bryant, Dr. Hayes Boyd, Jerry Simpson, Rob Colburn and the Employees at Doug Hollyhand Reality and The Good Samaritan Sunday School Class of First Baptist Church of Tuscaloosa.
Condolences may be offered at www.sunsetbrown-funeral.com.
Sunset Funeral Home
3802 Watermelon Road Tuscaloosa, AL 35473
Published in Tuscaloosa News on Oct. 12, 2013