Larry E. Lane passed away September 5, 2019, at Goodwin House, Bailey's Crossroads in Falls Church, Virginia, due to the complications of Alzheimer's disease.
He was born in East Texas in 1934. Mr. Lane graduated from high school in Dickinson, Texas, in 1952 and from North Texas State College in 1956. Later that year he joined the Foreign Service. He served in Cochabamba, Bolivia; Hamburg, Germany; Nuevo Laredo, Mexico; Santiago, Chile; Guatemala City; Santo Domingo; Mexico City; and Madrid. He retired in 1989 after 35 years.
He is survived by his wife, Helen Brady Lane; children, Andrew Lane and wife Edith, Julia Brown, and Joel Lane and Amy Lane; and grandchildren Zachary Brown, Adam Brown and Meredith Lane.
Larry was preceded in death by his father, George Lane, in 1982; his mother, Julia Gary Strain, in 1984; sister, Vivian Carol Womack, in 1986; and a brother, George Harold "Buck" Lane, in 1997.
A memorial service with inurnment will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 19, 2019, at Wood Cemetery near Pineland, Texas.
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