John David Lane

Bedford-John David Lane went home to be with his Lord on Monday, February 26, 2018.

He was born on December 10, 1956 in Bedford IN, the youngest child of Loren and Mary (Stigall) Lane.

John was a 1974 graduate of Oolitic High School. He was a member of the Grace Full Gospel Church.

He was employed with Republic Services of Bloomington.


John had a passion for singing, having a pure tenor voice.  He was past member of the Sonshiners, Soul Searchers, White River Gospel Band, and various church choirs.

John’s personality would light up a room. He was a jokester to all he came in contact with. He enjoyed cooking for family and friends, giving gifts and playing Santa, bowling, and he absolutely loved classic cars.

Survivors include his wife Mary; a stepson, Shane McDonald of Bedford; son Jaron and daughter-in-law Lindsey of Bedford; his mother, Mary, of Bedford; brother George Gilbert and wife Sonjia of Syracuse IN; sisters Linda Narvell and husband Vernie of Salem, IN, and Nancy Dorsett, Paul Dorsett, of Bedford IN; many nieces and nephews and his special fur babies and grand fur babies; honorary children, Mike and Deb.

He was preceded in death by his father Loren Lane and step daughter, Lindsey Prunty.


Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 am on Saturday, March 3rd at the Grace Full Gospel Church with Pastor Brent O’Neal and Pastor David Ferry officiating.  Burial will follow in the Hickory Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Friday, March 2nd at the Day & Carter Mortuary.  Memorial contributions can be made to White River Humane Society, 3511 Pumphouse Rd, Bedford, IN 47421. Family and friends may express condolences at