Timothy Willard Lanier “P-Pa”
October 30, 1950 – March 15, 2016
ZEBULON – Timothy Willard Lanier “P-Pa”, 65, died Tuesday. A native of Wake County he was son to the late Melvin Mainer & Wilma Nowell Lanier. Tim was a lifelong member of Zebulon Baptist Church and an ordained Deacon. He was a member of Zebulon Lions Club for 15 years. Tim served as a Major with the Wake County Sheriff’s Department and he retired from the City County Bureau of Identification (CCBI) for Wake County where he served as Director from 1988 – 2000. He also worked for Petway, Mills, & Pearson for many years. Tim served in the U. S. Air Force as an Ad Min Specialist. He was preceded in death by brothers Robert Alfred Lanier & Melvin Kenneth Lanier.
Funeral service 4 pm, Saturday, Zebulon Baptist Church with burial in the Zebulon Town Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, June Knott Lanier, children, Jason Lanier of Knightdale Josh Lanier (Kerrie-Ann Day), brother Gerald Lanier (Gina) of Zebulon, grandchildren, Preston, Karis, & Greyson Lanier, sister-in-law, Cheryl Lanier, many beloved family members & friends.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Zebulon Baptist Church, PO Box 366, Zebulon, NC, 27597.
Visitation 5-7 pm, Friday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell & other times at the home. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net