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|Robert James Lancaster|
Funeral services for Mr. Robert James Lancaster, 88, of Saint Joseph were held at First Methodist Church of Saint Joseph on Friday, October 17, 2008 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Ray Owens officiating. Interment followed at Legion Memorial Cemetery, Newellton, under the direction of Young's Funeral Home in Ferriday.
Mr. Lancaster was born January 16, 1920 in Waterproof and passed away Tuesday, October 14, 2008 at Madison Parish Hospital .
Robert James graduated from La. Tech where he lettered in baseball. He served his country in the United States Navy during World War II in the Pacific Theater. He was a former co-owner of Tensas Motor & Supply Company as well as a farmer. He served 20 years on the St. Joseph Town Council. He also was a Dixie Youth baseball coach for many years. He was a charter board member of Tensas Academy. He took pleasure in watching his grandchildren play sports. He was a charter member of the First Methodist Church of Saint Joseph where he served on the board of trustees and the administrative council.
He was preceded in death by his father, Roderick Claude Lancaster; mother, Lillie Hudnall Lancaster; two sisters, Anne Chennault and Martha Seaman.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Edna "Tut" Lancaster of Saint Joseph; sons, Robert Jr. and Judy Lancaster of Abita Springs, Mack and Martha Lancaster of Oak Grove; daughter, Jennifer and Wyly Gilfoil of Lake Providence; brother, Doc Lancaster of Saint Joseph; sisters, Mary Higginbotham of Ruston, Betty Robertson of Ruston and Mildred Weems of Panama City, FL; grandsons, Robert James Lancaster, III, and wife, Erica, and children, Tucker, Tate and Reed of Atlanta, GA, Captain John McIntosh Lancaster Jr., of Fort Campbell, KY, Luke Madden Lancaster of New Orleans, James Henry Gilfoil, and wife, Mary Kathryn, and daughter Marley of Little Rock, AR, William Wyly Gilfoil, Jr., and wife, Corey, and sons Wyles and Bruin of Baton Rouge, and Robert Cain Gilfoil of Nashville, TN; granddaughters, Molly Lancaster Balfour and husband, Kelly, and son, George, of Baton Rouge, Lillie Carolyn Lancaster of Sun Vally, ID; Tobie Lancaster Southall and husband, Justin and son, Fisher of Zachary, and Edna Beth Gilfoil of Nashville.
Pallbearers were grandsons -- Jim, Tosh and Luke Lancaster, Jim, Wyly and Cain Gilfoil
In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of St. Joseph, Tensas Academy or charity of choice.
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