Gary High School 1914-1978

The Coaldigger





. Lane, age 77, of Northfork, W.Va. died March 20, 2012 at his residence. He was born Dec. 24, 1934 in Elbert, W.Va. He was the son of the late David Lane and Eliza Emmert Kile.

He was affiliated with the Protestant Faith. He was a graduate of Gary High School, class of 1952.

 He received his Bachelors Degree in 1956 from Marshall University, and later he received his Degree in Teaching from West Virginia University.

 He was a McDowell County Educator, he taught at Gary High School for eight years. He was Principal at Big Creek High Scho for four years,

and was Principal at Northfork High School for 21 years. He loved playing golf, and was a avid golfer for the past 52 years. Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Louis Lane; two sisters, Nettie Thomas and Dorothy Crites.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Nancy Hughes Lane of Surfside Beach, S.C.; two sons, James David Lane of Las Vegas, Nev., William Allen Lane of Butner, N.C.; four nephews, Robert “Bob” Thomas and wife, Gloria of Pensacola, Fla., Phillip Thomas and wife, Dawn of Cleveland, Tenn., Larry Lane and wife, JoAnn of Welch, W.Va., Louis Scott Lane of Welch, W.Va.; one niece, Brenda Reed and husband, Carl of Brushfork, W.Va.

There will be a memorial service at a later date.

Arrangements are by Widener Funeral Home in Northfork, W.Va.