Age: 79 Address: Spruce Pine Date of Death: Sunday, May 26, 2013 Arrangements: Webb Funeral Home
Details: Don Lanning of Sunshine Hill in Spruce Pine, died Sunday, May 26th at Brian Center Health and Rehab in Spruce Pine.
Born on September 19, 1933 in Guilford County, NC; he was the son of the late Alvin Lloyd and Mary Lumley Lanning. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jo Ann Sweatt Lanning and son Gary Michael Lanning.
Don was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, a member of the Spruce Pine United Methodist Church and a member of Vesper Mason Lodge #554 A.F. & A.M in Spruce Pine.
Mr. Don Lanning is survived by his children; Larry Lanning and wife, Robin of Mayodan, NC; Susan Curtis and husband, Gary of Spruce Pine; Sam Lanning and wife, Janne Anne of Rogersville, TN; grandchildren; Adam Lanning of Georgia, Griffin Lanning of Mayodan, Caroline Lanning of Mayodan, Alicia Curtis of Chapel Hill, Laura Curtis Hodges and husband, Brad of Spruce Pine, Caleb Lanning of Rogersville, and Jacob Lanning of Rogersville, and three great grandchildren.
A celebration of life service will be held on Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 2:30 pm at the Spruce Pine United Methodist Church with the Rev. David Hamlin officiating. The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 1:00 pm until 2:30 pm at the church.
Flowers will be accepted and appreciated or memorial donations may be made to; Spruce Pine United Methodist Church, 11090 South N.C. 226, Spruce Pine, NC 28777.
Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website; www.webbfh.com., selecting Mr. Lanning’s name and then you may sign his guestbook. Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is assisting the Lanning family.