Obituary: Robert Lee Lanham, Sr.

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Published: Sep. 4, 2020 at 12:46 PM EDT
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Robert Lee Lanham, Sr., 85, of Harrisville, died Sept. 2, 2020 at Camden Clark Medical Center.

He was born April 4, 1935 in Ritchie County, WV the son of the late Bruce and Mildred Carpenter Lanham.  He had been a well tender.  He enjoyed hunting, reading, word searches and westerns.

He is survived by five children, Robert Lee Lanham, Jr. (Theresa) of Harrisville, Leona Stull (Basil) of Massillon, OH, Carolyn Miller (Gary Lang) of Harrisville, Charles Lanham of Canton, OH and Cathy Lanham of Massillon; brothers Harold, Delmas and Bud Lanham; sisters, Wilma Riffle, Shirley Lanham and Elsa Robinson; 26 grandchildren and 52 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Leona Maxine Layfield Lanham; son, Ronald Lanham; brothers Bruce Don Lanham, Virgil Lanham and Warner Lanham; and sisters, Mary Hickman and Berthie Robinson.

Funeral services will be held at 1 PM, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020 at Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville.  Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 11-1.  Burial will follow in the Log Church Cemetery.  Online condolences may be sent to the family at  Following CDC guidelines masks are to worn at all times while in the funeral home with social distancing in place.

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