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Paul Junior Lanham

February 6, 1931 July 2, 2018
Paul Junior Lanham
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Obituary for Paul Junior Lanham

Cumberland, MD – Paul Junior Lanham, 87, of Cumberland, MD, passed away Monday, July 2, 2018, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center. 

Born February 6, 1931, in Cumberland, MD, Mr. Lanham was the son of the late Paul LaFayette Lanham and Lillian Frances (Miller) Lanham. He was also preceded in death by a sister: Helen Boyer. 

A graduate of Allegany High School, Class of 1949, Paul was a United States Army Veteran having served in the Korean Conflict and retired from the United States Postal Service. He attended the LaVale United Methodist Church and was a member of the Cumberland Outdoor Club, the Fort Cumberland Post #13 American Legion, the Goodfellowship Club, the Democrat Club, and the Cresaptown Eagles Aerie #2883. Paul was also a member of the Queen City Lodge #131 A.F.&A.M., where he served as Past Worshipful Master; and also a member of the Ali Ghan Shrine Club.  He enjoyed playing tennis and also enjoyed riding his Harley and loved gardening. 

Paul is survived by his wife of 60 years: Rita “Pat” Lanham; his daughters: Paula Corbett and husband, Wayne; and Tracy McGraw and husband, Rick; and his son: Erick Lanham and wife, Dawn. He also leaves behind his brother: Charles “Sonny” Lanham and wife, Rena; his grandchildren: Ashley Sutphin and husband, Tim; Logan Corbett; Spencer Corbett; Whitney Nau and husband, Mike; Jordan McGraw; Shane McGraw; Emily Lanham; Sierra Lanham; and Jenna Lanham; and five great grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. 

A memorial service will be conducted at the LaVale United Methodist Church on Friday, July 6, 2018, at 12:00 Noon with Reverend Frankie Revell officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.  

Interment will be in Restlawn Memorial Gardens. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the LaVale United Methodist Church, 565 National Highway, LaVale, MD 21502.


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Visitation

Friday

6

Jul

11:00 AM 7/6/2018 11:00:00 AM
LaVale United Methodist Church

565 National Highway
LaVale, MD 21502

LaVale United Methodist Church
565 National Highway LaVale 21502 MD
United States

Memorial Service

Friday

6

Jul

12:00 PM 7/6/2018 12:00:00 PM
LaVale United Methodist Church

565 National Highway
LaVale, MD 21502

LaVale United Methodist Church
565 National Highway LaVale 21502 MD
United States
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