He was born Aug. 11, 1950, in Barren County, Ky., the son of Jim and Essie Lane.
He married Brenda S. Russell in Hart County, Ky. She survives.
Also surviving are one son, Troy L. Lane of Catlin; one daughter, Tonya S. (Carl) Hill of Catlin; two grandchildren, Macallister Hill and Lilly Lane, both of Catlin; one brother, Jim (Lee Etta) Lane of Glasgow, Ky.; and three sisters, Francis Hogue of Austin, Ky., Nora (Hugh) Kennedy of Albany, Ky., and Ruth (Bob) Osborne of Danville.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a friend, Marshal Woodcock.
Jerry graduated from Austin Tracey Kentucky High School. He worked for 35 years at Tee Pak in Danville as a machinist in the maintenance department. He was a member of the Collision Masonic Lodge and served on both the union and credit union board at Tee Pak.
He enjoyed being with his grandchildren, riding on his Harley and his horses, and spending time with his dog, Prissy. Jerry was a big fan of the Kentucky Wildcats college basketball team and he will be missed by many, but most of all by his wife, children and grandchildren.
A Celebration of the Life of Jerry Lane is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, July 27, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 3940 N. Vermilion St., Danville, with burial to follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Catlin.
Visitation for family and friends will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 26, at the funeral Home.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Carle Cancer Chemo Department in Danville.
Please join Jerry's family in the sharing of memories, pictures and videos of his life through his tribute wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.