Bud Lane, 78, of McGrady, husband of the late Lois McGrady Lane, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2019, at his home.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 3, 2019, at Rock Springs Baptist Church. Burial, with honors provided by the Wilkes County Fireman’s Association honor guard, was held in the church cemetery. The family received friends from 6 until 8 Sunday evening at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mr. Lane was born July 15, 1940, in Wilkes County to Sanford Ford and Elvia Royal Lane. He retired from Gardner Mirror. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, mowing and gardening.    

Bud served as a deacon at Cane Creek Baptist Church and Rock Springs Baptist Church. He was an active first responder and served as a volunteer fireman for the McGrady Fire/Rescue for 22 years and received the Fireman of the Year Award.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lois McGrady Lane; a grandson, Richard Allen Matheson; two sisters, Rosie Sutton and Linda Royal; and five brothers, Pete, John, Charlie and Robert Lane and Bob Royal.

He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, LeAnn and Jeff Odle; two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Donna Maynor Lane and Daniel and Jamie Swaringen Lane, all of McGrady; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; one sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Bud Perry of Millers Creek; one brother, Larry Lane of Jonesville; one sister-in law, Wanda McGrady Teague; and a brother-in-law, David McGrady and wife, April Parsons McGrady.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to McGrady Fire/Rescue, P.O. Box 87, McGrady, N.C. 28649.

Online condolences may be made at www.reinssturdivant.com.

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