August 3, 1936 – January 5, 2019
Funeral services for Dwaine Laney, 82, of Tyler are scheduled for 2:00 pm Saturday, January 12, 2019, in the chapel of Lloyd James Funeral Home with Reverend Gary Bell and Reverend Rudy Bond officiating.
Dwaine passed away at Hospice of East Texas on January 5, 2019. He worked in the paint and coatings industry in Houston and Tyler for over 40 years.
He leaves behind his wife of 62 years, Virginia Wood Laney; sons Dale Laney and wife Kim of Cincinnati, Ohio, Keith Laney and wife Dee Dee of Tyler, Ritchie Laney and wife Rhonda of Tyler; daughter Julie Laney Bell and husband Reverend Gary Bell of Pine Bluff, Arkansas; 8 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law Giles and Shirley Laney of Williamsburg, Virginia; sister and brother-in-law Clarinda and Jim Waterston of Huttig, Arkansas; and sister-in-law Carolyn Laney of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Dwaine was preceded in death by his parents Crawford and Mabel Laney of Junction City, Arkansas; brother Ken Laney of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and two grandsons Joshua and Luke Laney of Tyler.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 - 2:00 pm Saturday, January 12, 2019, at Lloyd James Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, a donation to Hospice of East Texas would be appreciated.
- Hospice of East Texas
- Visitation Saturday, January 12, 2019
- Funeral Service Saturday, January 12, 2019
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January 9, 2019
When I think of Bro. Laney I think of his kind, gentle and caring spirit. He always went out of his way to greet me and make me feel welcome. I looked forward to seeing him every time I went to church. I will be praying for the family.
January 8, 2019
One of the gentlest, kindest men I have ever had the priviledge of knowing. His faith and love for God and his family were steadfast. He also liked to tease. A great man who will be greatly missed. Love and prayersvto the family. I am sure my Pop and Gram will show him the ropes!😘
January 8, 2019
One of the sweetest men you would ever want to meet. If you needed to know anything about being a POP he wrote the book.
Another talent was gardening, always had a quick fix for any garden to grow perfect.