Big Stone Gap, VA – Julius Larkin “Buddy” Lane passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018, at his home. He had retired from the U.S. Army and the Army Reserve with over 30 years of service to his country. He had worked as a supervisor for the Town of Big Stone Gap for over 28 years and was of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Elaine Lane; his parents, Otis Doyle and Margaret “Neva” Lane and his brother, James Newton Lane.
Buddy is survived by his children, Kevin Lane, Scotty Lane, Melissa Taylor (James “Porky”) and Trina Begley (Jason) all of Big Stone Gap; his sister, Phyllis Reed of Kingsport, TN; his brother, Richard Lane of Big Stone Gap; his grandchildren, Ashley, Taylor, Tristan, Logan, Nick, Hannah, Mason, Dylan, Lakin and Baron and several great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 pm on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at Gilliam Funeral Home, 618 Wood Ave W, Big Stone Gap. Funeral services will follow with Rev. Jerry Wayne Lawson officiating.
Final arrangements will be private.
Gilliam Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the family of Buddy Lane.
618 Wood Ave. West
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219