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“I am so saddened to have just heard about your passing, I always loved your hugs, kind words, and your stories of when you and my mom where young,RIP...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Melinda Knight Kaminski - FL

“Heaven has the sweetest angel it it's choir. He will be missed dearly for his sweet demeanor and the kind words he always had for everyone. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Tammy Wills Wiggins - Lakeland, FL

“Charles has completed a journey here and is now embarking on new adventure. He was my neighbor for 30 years and was always smiling and had a good...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Charles will be greatly missed. I was always happy to see his friendly face and enjoyed his stories about our ancestors. We offer our condolences to...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“I'VE KNOWN CHARLES ALL MY LIFE. HE WAS A KIND AND FRIENDLY MAN. MY SYMPATHY GOES OUT TO HIS FAMILY. GOD BLESS YOU DURING THESE DAYS. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: VERNA ROBERTS - LAKELAND, FL

“Oh' my Charles, How I always loved your hugs and your openly display of kindness. I never knew which suit you would show up in at Star. Be it...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Kimberley Lamb - Mulberry, FL

“U will be missed but we know you're smiling again to be reunited with Johnnie Maye. We love you!!! ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Rosetta Lanier - Hazlehurst, GA

“Charles was a true southern gentleman and a good Mason. He will be remembered and missed. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Henry Lamb - Mulberry, FL


CHARLES R. LANIER, SR of Lakeland, FL died October 29, 2017at the age of 90. He served Polk county families for over 67 years as a licensed funeral director, beginning with Gentry-Morrison Funeral Homes and later the Lanier Funeral Home, which he established in 1982.