Obituary For Marvin Taylor Lancaster

June 30, 1924 - July 8, 2012

Marvin Taylor Lancaster, 88, of 592 NC Hwy 700 West in Eden, passed away Sunday night, July 8, 2012 at Morehead Memorial Hospital.

A funeral service will be held at 2 PM on Thursday, July 12, at Fair Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Overlook Cemetery.

Mr. Lancaster was born January 30, 1924 in Rockingham County, NC, son of the late Bremen J. and Lucy Adkins Lancaster. He attended Spray Baptist Church and was a retiree of Fieldcrest Mills.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Lancaster of the home; two daughters, Laverne Lancaster and Sherri Battaille, both of Eden; two sons, Maynard Lancaster and wife, Mildred and Tim Lancaster and wife, Carolyn, all of Eden; sisters, Annie Tilley of Walnut Cove, Edith Smith and husband, Calvin of Eden, and Margie Conte of Richmond, VA; brother, Marion Lancaster and wife, Lois of Greensboro; four grandchildren, Joel Lancaster, Cheryl Craddock, Kimberly Battaille and Ashley Johnson; four great-grandchildren, Erica DeHart, Taylor Craddock, Payne Dehart and Alleigh Craddock; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Wednesday evening, 6 - 8 PM at Fair Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Morehead Memorial Hospital, 117 E. Kings Hwy, Eden, NC 27288.

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