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Lloyd F. Lantz, 91, of Miracle Run Community, Fairview, died Monday (Feb. 20, 2017) at his residence.
He was born Nov. 26, 1925, at Blacksville, a son of the late George W. Lantz Sr. and Myrtle Mae Henderson Lantz.
Mr. Lantz was a retired coal miner with many years of service. He also owned and operated Dunkard Valley Golf Course for many years. He was a member of the Earl Kiger American Legion Post No. 120 of Hundred, the Westover VFW Post 9916 and the Daybrook Church of Christ.
Lloyd was a U.S. Navy veteran who served during World War II.
Surviving are one son and spouse, Randy and Dortha Lantz of Morgantown; one daughter, Dianna Minor of Core; five grandchildren, Tammy Chisler, Tabb Minor, Michele Hockenberry, Shawn Lantz and Brian Lantz; five great-grandchildren, Michael and Kyle Chisler, Jordan and Jarret Hockenberry and Aiden Lantz; and one great-great-grandson, Hunter Chisler.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mavis Lantz, who died Dec. 6, 2013; two brothers, Robert Lantz and George Lantz Jr.; and three sisters, Norma Savage, Bernice Cole and Ruth Sine.
Friends may call from 6-9 p.m. today at the Owen-Neely Funeral Home, 5894 Mason-Dixon Highway, Blacksville. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. Freddie Eddy II officiating. Interment will follow in Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens in Westover.
Published on February 22, 2017
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