James O. Lanier


James O. Lanier, 94 years old, a lifelong citizen of Jackson County, Florida passed away early Wednesday morning, November 20, 2019 surrounded by his family. Mr. Lanier was born on May 10, 1925 to Jeff and Arlou Lanier. Mr. Lanier was loved and respected by all who knew him. He leaves a legacy of multiple generations consisting of children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. He is survived by his children Olin (Linda), Joel (Loretta), Sherry, Allen, Mitchell, Linda (Norm), Keith (Pam), Edward (Suk), Chris (Kendra), Jenny, Frannie (Chris), and Jerry.
He was proceeded in death by his beloved wives Jackie, Mary, and Alice, as well as his sons Chip and Wayne.
James, a member of the greatest generation, was a World War II veteran who served in Europe. He was a member of Circle Hill Baptist Church in Bascom, Florida. He was also an avid fisherman, farmer and hunter.
Visitation will begin at 10:00 AM Central Time on Saturday, November 23, 2019 followed by Memorial Services at 11:00 AM Central Time with Rev. John Holley officiating at McAlpin Funeral Home in Sneads, Florida. Interment will be private.
Flowers are welcomed or memorial contributions in Mr. Lanier’s name may also be made to Circle Hill Baptist Church 7170 Circle Hill Rd, Sneads, FL 32460.


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