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May 9, 1924-April 7, 2011

Wayne Daniel Lancaster, 86, passed away on Thursday, April 7, 2011, at Pitt Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family.

Graveside services will be held today, April 10, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with the Rev. Tommy Murray officiating.

Wayne was born in Wayne County on May 9, 1924, to the late Charles M. Lancaster and Etta Evans Lancaster. He retired from Griffin Exterminating after 20 years of service.

Wayne is survived by his wife, Virginia Thornton Lancaster; his daughter, Barbara Ann Aycock and husband, E.L., of Pikeville; his son, Carl Lancaster and wife, Darcy, of Goldsboro; his sister, Mary Mitchell of Arapahoe; three grandchildren, Katherine A. Rogerson and husband, Jim, Richard Aycock and wife, Christi, and Carly Lancaster; four great-grandchildren; and many special nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his infant son, Harold Wayne Lancaster; his sisters, Ethel Keen, Jeanette Jones and Helene VanHoy, and his brothers, Charles M. Lancaster, Carl Lancaster and Thurman Lancaster.

The family received friends Saturday, April 9, 2011, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to WAGES -- Meals on Wheels, 601 Royall Ave., Goldsboro, NC 27534, or to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216 Glen Allen, VA 23058.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.


Published in Obituaries on April 10, 2011 9:25 AM