Boyd Byran Lane age 86 of Rutherfordton died Saturday, December 4, 2021 in the Hospice House of the Carolina Foothills. Born October 28, 1935 in Rutherford County, North Carolina he was the son of the late Okie Clayton Lane and Emma Jane Wells Lane. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict, retired as a Safety Representative for the North Carolina Industrial Commission and had also owned and operated Lane Motor Company. He was a member of the Crestview Baptist Church, greatly enjoyed cutting his grass and was a wonderful and loving husband, father and grandfather.
Surviving are his wife of 64 years, Mary Helen Pitman Lane; a son, Gregory Lane of Rutherfordton; a daughter, Teresa Myers and husband, Steve Sturm of Charlotte, North Carolina; a granddaughter, Amanda Hartley and husband, Blake of Jackson, Georgia.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 11 o’clock in The Padgett and King Chapel with the Reverend Kevin Rohm officiating. Interment will follow in the Adaville Baptist Church Cemetery where military honors will be rendered by the Rutherford County Honor Guard. The Family will receive friends Monday evening from 5 until 7 o’clock at the Padgett and King Mortuary.
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