Ernest Douglas "Doug" Lanter

Born: Thu., Jun. 29, 1939
Died: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017


10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Mon., Nov. 27, 2017
Location: Freedom Life Church

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Mon., Nov. 27, 2017
Location: Freedom Life Church

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Ernest Douglas Lanter, 78, passed away on Thursday, November 23, 2017 at Pine Knoll Nursing Home in Winchester.  He was born on June 29, 1939, in Cynthiana, KY to James Lanter and Gladys (Fooks) Lanter. 

Doug worked at Huffy Manufacturing for 21 years, Overmyer Mould for 16 years, and Walmart for 20 Years.  Doug attended two churches, Freedom Life in Winchester, and Fountain City Wesleyan in Fountain City.  Doug loved going to church, sports, his family, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and his dog Joy.

Doug is survived by his wife of 60 years, Nancy (Alyea) Lanter of Winchester; three children, Douglas Allen (wife Diane) Lanter, Tracy Brian (wife Jodi) Lanter, and Tina (husband Don) Selby; his sister, Judy McGuire; two brothers, David Lanter and James (wife Hollie) Lanter; 9 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Ted (wife Yvonne) Lanter and Bill (wife Naomi) Lanter; and his sisters, Patty (husband Rick) Perry and Marjorie McInnis.

Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m., on Monday, November 27, 2017, at Freedom Life Church with Pastor Jeff Bullard officiating.  Burial will follow at Fountain Park Cemetery in Winchester.

Friends and family may call from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., on Monday at the church.

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Christine Watkins
   Posted Fri November 24, 2017
My sympathy and love to all of you. What a gift to this world, Doug was. I am so happy that I was among those who knew him. What a blessing in knowing he will be waiting in heaven for each of you.

Jim & Betty Stalcup
   Posted Fri November 24, 2017
We are so sorry for ypour loss.

Randi Rose
   Posted Fri November 24, 2017
Sorry for your loss

Bobby And Connie Bailey
   Posted Fri November 24, 2017
He was a Great Person, Would talk with him at Walmart, Known Doug For many yrs, Prayers and Heart Broke Sorrow To Dougs Family,

Kathy Bond
   Posted Sat November 25, 2017
So sorry to hear, May God's peace, and comfort you Nancy and your family,

John Blansett
   Posted Sat November 25, 2017
I worked with Doug at Overmyer Mold .I thought he was a nice guy with a great personality.I am sorry for Your loss.

Linda Cohee
   Posted Sun November 26, 2017
So sorry Nancy to hear about Doug. He was a good guy. Glad you had so many years together.

Ron Jarrett
   Posted Sat December 02, 2017
Nancy, so sorry to hear about Doug's passing. He fought hard for several years. He was always smiling and happy. Enjoyable to be around. Bless you.

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