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Don Lee Lane

October 17, 1927 ~ July 26, 2018 (age 90)

Don passed away in his sleep at home Thursday morning. Don was born in Tippo, Mississippi to Perry and Lena Lane. He enlisted in the US Army in 1946 and was stationed at Camp Stoneman in Pittsburg. While in California, he met and married Margaret Joanne Wilson. They set up house in Antioch and raised two children. Don worked as an Instrument Foreman for Fibreboard/Louisiana Pacific for over 25 years. He retired in 1988. Don enjoyed Bluegrass music, Western movies, NASCAR and traveling the country in his motorhome with his wife, dogs and 2 grandsons. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Joanne, daughter, Susan Travis (Dwight), son, Steven Lane, grandsons, Alan Travis (Elizabeth) and Ryan Travis (Terry), 5 great grandchildren, Jeff, Jordan, Emlyn, Samantha, Noah, his sister, Betty Mitchell, his brother, Roger Lane and numerous other family members. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Joe Lane and Kenneth Lane. Visitation will be on Wednesday, August 1st, at Higgins Funeral Home from 6pm to 8pm. Burial will be in Cascilla, Mississippi. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his memory to PAWSitively S.A.F.E ( or The American Cancer Society.

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