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Henry Eugene Lane

December 23, 1933 - June 29, 2021

SCOTLAND NECK- Henry “Bo” Eugene Lane, age 87, of Clarksville Drive, passed away on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at the Vidant Edgecombe Hospital.

Henry was born on December 23, 1933, to the late John Henry and Susie Bland Lane in Edgecombe County. Henry worked as a Mechanic for Dillon Supply before retiring and enjoying time spent with his family. He was a devoted Sunday school teacher and as his wife Gwen would say, “Was the most Godly man she has ever met”. Henry was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Besides his parents, Henry was preceded in death by his sister, Lucille Williams, his first wife, Margaret Taylor Lane, and his step-son, Jeffrey Benner.

Left to cherish Henry’s memory is his loving wife of seventeen years, Gwen; daughter, Cheryl Ann Lane Parker Bailey of Scotland Neck; son, Michael Eugene Lane and wife Bonnie of Tarboro; step-son, Carl Benner and wife Kathy of Elm City; brother, Joe Leon Lane and wife Elaine of Tarboro; three grandsons, Jason Parker of Scotland Neck, Joshua Lane and wife Paige of Elm City, and Kyle Lane and fiancé Taylor of Tarboro; eight great-grandchildren, as well as nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Friday, July 2, 2021, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service, Scotland Neck, NC.

A celebration of life service with military honors will be held on Saturday, July 3, 2021, 11:00 am at the Hope Free Will Baptist Church, Scotland Neck, NC, with Rev. Matthew Jones, officiating. Burial will follow at the Baptist Cemetery in Scotland Neck.

Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to the Hope Free Will Baptist Church, 8772 US-258, Scotland Neck, NC, 27874 or online by clicking here.

Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service is handling the arrangements for the Lane family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting letchworthsykesfs.com.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, July 2, 2021

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service

101 West 7th Street
Scotland Neck, NC 27874

Service Information

Date: Saturday, July 3, 2021

Time: 11:00 am


Hope Free Will Baptist Church

8772 NC Highway 258 South
Scotland Neck, NC 27874

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, July 3, 2021


Baptist Cemetery

4764 US-258
Scotland Neck, NC 27874

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