Forrest James Lane Sr., 90, died April 10, 2011, at his granddaughter’s home in Winter Garden.
He was born in Mason City, Iowa, and lived in Vero Beach for 46 years, coming from Jacksonville.
He served for 24 years in the Navy, during World War II, the Korean and Vietnam wars, as an aviation mechanic before retiring as chief petty officer.
He worked for 20 years with Piper Aircraft Corp. in Vero Beach, and retired as an FAA aircraft parts inspector.
He was a member of First Baptist Church of Vero Beach.
Survivors include his sons, Forest J. “Jim” Lane Jr., D.O., of Dublin, Ga., and John F. Lane, of Vero Beach; daughters, Louise Roberts, of Vero Beach and Linda DuBose, of Newnan, Ga.; brother, Glenn Lane, of Seattle, Wash.; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Lomey Elizabeth Lane.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Vero Beach, 2206 16th Ave., Vero Beach, FL 32960.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. April 14 at Strunk Funeral Home in Vero Beach.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. April 15 at First Baptist Church with the Revs. Derrick West and James M. Newsome Jr. officiating.
Interment will follow in Crestlawn Cemetery in Vero Beach with military honors.