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Mr. Jacob Theodore "Ted" Lanehart Jr., 70, of Calhoun died at his home
on Saturday, June 2, 2018, following several years of declining health.
Ted was born in Natchez, Mississippi on May 14, 1948; he was the son of the late Jacob T. Lanehart, Sr. and Annie Barth "Peggy" Lanehart. Along with his parents,
he was preceded in death by his sister, Leona Williams, and by his nephew, Rory Carnes.
Ted graduated from Natchez High School in the class of 1966. He proudly served in The United States Navy. Ted worked as a surveyor, in various textile plants, and was medically retired from the Kerry Corporation. Ted was an avid outdoorsman; he enjoyed camping, hiking, and was a great history buff.
Ted is survived by his sisters and their husbands, Christie and J.C. Havard of Roxie, MS, Beth and Richard Huff of Warner Robins, GA and Julia and Richard Nicholson of Bonaire, GA and numerous nieces, nephews.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of the donor's choice or Friends of the Smokies (friendsofthesmokies.org). Friends may sign the online guest register at www.maxbrannonandsons.com Arrangements are under the care and
direction of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.