Weaver Funeral Home

5815 Western Ave, Knoxville, TN


Robert A. Lane

March 19, 1942May 3, 2020

Robert “Redbeard” Lane of Knoxville passed away May 3, 2020. He was a loving Father, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather and a softball coach. Survived by his wife, Phyllis Lane; son, Rob (Tiffany) Lane; daughter, Kim (Harry) Boss, five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, two sisters, one brother, and several nieces and nephews. Interment services will be private but condolences are welcome at weaverfuneralservices.com Weaver Funeral Home 5815 Western Ave. Knoxville, TN 37921


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Robert A. Lane

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Gene Jenkins

May 6, 2020

I met Robert at the John Tarleton Ball Park many years ago. I assited him in coaching a boys softball team one year. He was always a supporter of softball and a good coach.

My wife and I will miss him.

Gene and Linda Jenkins

Phyllis Lane

May 5, 2020

Thank you so much for your condolences and sympathy we greatly appreciate all the kind words and memories that everyone has

Sue. Carr.

May 5, 2020

Papaw was always a great friend to me. I’m his neighbor across the street he always watched out for me , was a dear friend. I will miss him so much. Love. Sue

Lynda Cox

May 5, 2020

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family at this time.

Ronnie Bradley

May 5, 2020

Sorry to hear of the passing of my old softball coach Redbeard
Great man that did so much for so many kids and kept a lot of us out of trouble. Phyllis, Rob and Kim, you all were very lucky to have such a good man in your life. He will be missed.

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