Edward Ray "Ray Bob" Lane, 67, lifetime resident of Muskogee,
passed away Monday, March 24, 2014 after a lengthy illness.
born February 14, 1947 to Franklin W. and Alice (Goodhart) Lane in
Muskogee. He grew up and attended Muskogee Public Schools and
graduated from Central High School with the class of 1965. Following
his high school graduation, he then enlisted in the United States
Army. Edward proudly served his country until his Honorable
Discharge in July of 1972.
Upon returning home after his military service to the United
States, Edward enrolled in at Indian Capital VoTech, where he
studied drafting. He then attended Connors State College in Warner,
where he received an Associate's Degree. Edward worked for the City
of Muskogee Water Department for several years before his
Edward, also known as "Ray Bob" by his close family and friends,
was an avid fisherman. He really enjoyed going fishing, especially
for catfish. His family also recalls how much he enjoyed playing
card games. Blackjack and poker were his two favorite games.
He is preceded in death by his father, Frank Lane.
Edward is survived by his son, Thomas Lane and fiancÚ Tiffany of
Ozark, Missouri; his daughter, Annie Lane and fiancÚ Rob of Ozark,
Missouri; his grandchildren, Ella Mae Lane and Kyler Lane both of
Ozark, Missouri; his mother, Alice (Goodhart) Lane of Muskogee; his
brother, Tom Lane of Muskogee; his sister, Frankie Marie Lane of
California; and numerous other members of the family.
Graveside funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March
29, 2014 at the Comb's HoneySprings Battlefield
Cemetery in Rentiesville with Clergy Allen Lawson officiating.
Funeral services are under the direction of Cornerstone Funeral
Home, 1830 North York Street, Muskogee, Oklahoma.
Condolences may be
made to the family online at www.cornerstoneofmuskogee.com.
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