Timothy Willard Lanier

Timothy Willard Lanier

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

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