Delta resident Tommie Lee Lane died Feb. 3, 2018, at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction. He was 80.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at First Baptist Church in Delta. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service. Interment will follow at Delta City Cemetery with Pastor James Conley officiating.
Tommie Lee Lane was born in Delta Sept. 20, 1937, to Troy and Juanita (Fewell) Lane. He spent his childhood in Delta and graduated from Delta High School in 1955. He attended Mesa College for two years.
On May 7, 1961, he married Gilberta Johnson in Delta.
He was a member of First Baptist Church in Delta, the Elks, Cattleman's Association and 4-H.
He enjoyed coffee with friends, spending time with his family, the outdoors, fishing and gardening. Roses and gladiolas were his favorites.
He is survived by two sons, Gregory (Patty) Lane of Delta and Brent (Larry) Lane of Kittridge; one daughter, Melissa (Scott) Floyd of Delta; brothers-in-law, Kenneth (Barbara) Johnson and Alvin Pfifer; two sisters-in-law, Leona Lane and Lyndall Johnson; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and extended family.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Gilberta; two brothers, Kenneth Lane and Donnie Lane; and one sister, Louise Weber.
Memorial contributions may be made to HopeWest, PO Box 24, Delta, CO 81416.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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