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David "Buddy" Henry Lane Obituary

Mr. David (Buddy) Henry Lane age 73, of Valley, Alabama passed away on Sunday, March 13, 2022, at his home. A memorial service will be held at Langdale United Methodist Church in Valley, Alabama on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. EDT. The Reverend Tim Alexander will be officiating. His family will be receiving friends at the church on Wednesday from 10:00 A.M. EDT until 11:00 A.M. EDT.

Mr. Lane is survived by his wife, Rita Redden Lane, his children, David Joseph (Tracie) Lane, Sr., of Salem, Alabama; his daughter, Lisa Lane (Wayne) Fitzgerald of Sharpsburg, Georgia; five grandchildren, Elisabeth Spradlin, Riley Spradlin, Laney Fitzgerald, Madison Lane, David Joseph Lane, Jr.; one brother, Billy Joe (Sharon) Lane of Milton, Florida; one sister, Susan (Bob) Winkler of Huntsville, Alabama; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mr. Lane was preceded in death by his parents, Evelyn Vinson Lane and Henry Howell Lane.

Mr. Lane was born on December 4, 1948, in Eastaboga, Alabama. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. Mr. Lane retired from Georgia-Alabama Supply Company in 2010 with 36 years of employment. He was a member of Langdale United Methodist Church for over 50 years. He was a member of the ACTS Sunday School Class and had served on the Board of Trustees, Staff Parish Relations, the Administrative Board, Men on a Mission, the Soup Kitchen, and the Bread Basket. He also served in many areas of the Central Alabama Emmaus Community. He was a volunteer coach for many years for the Valley Recreation in baseball, softball, and basketball.

He was a devoted husband, father, and Papa.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made in his memory to the Langdale United Methodist, Alabama Children’s Home, or Chattahoochee Hospice.

Please visit his Memorial Tribute page at to leave a kind message for his family, share a memory of Buddy, or light a Remembrance Candle in his memory.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Valley Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

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