Mr. Harold P. Lancaster, Jr., 84, died Saturday August 11, 2012 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. His funeral service will be Tuesday 11 AM at Kimbrell-Stern with interment in Crown Hill Cemetery. Rev. Dennis Lanning will officiate. The family will receive friends Tuesday 10 to 11 AM at Kimbrell-Stern and will be at the residence of Mrs. Diana Settle, 2520 Whispering Pines Rd.
A native of Newmarket, NH, Mr. Lancaster came to Albany while serving in the Army Air Corps and that is how he meet his wife of 65 years the former Ernestine Sims. He retired from Bob’s Candies after 43 years. He was a member of Avalon United Methodist Church, Bands of Gold Sunday School Class, Men’s Club, American Legion Post 30 and loved to fish for bass.
Mr. Lancaster was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend.
Survivors include his wife, Ernestine Sims Lancaster, Albany; daughter, Diana Settle, Albany; grandchildren, Bert Settle and wife Kelli, Loudon, TN, Sherri Settle, Columbia, MD; great grandchildren, Joshua, Jacob, Kayla, Kristyn; sisters, Geraldine Lancaster, Exeter, NH, Janet Brown and husband John, Exeter, HN and several nieces and nephews.
Those desiring please make memorials to Avalon United Methodist Church, 3018 Gillionville Rd, Albany, GA 31721 or American Heart Association, 5962 Zebulon Road, PMB #359, Macon, GA 31210.
You may sign the guestbook and share your thoughts with the family of Mr. Lancaster by visiting Kimbrell-Stern’s website at www.kimbrellstern.com.