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John Allen Lancaster

Tuesday, September 5, 2006

John Allen Lancaster, 59, Sullivan passed away Sunday, Sept. 3 at Sullivan County Community Hospital.

He was born Nov. 20, 1946 to Howard K. and Esther Platt Lancaster.

He was an Army veteran of Vietnam and retired from the U.S. Department of Justice Federal Buruea of Prisons.

He is survived by his mother, Esther Platt Prather, of Sullivan; one son, John Lancaster, of Florida; two daughters, Rochelle Carty, of Florida and Dreama Lancaster, of Iowa; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Phil Lancaster and a sister, Susan Sweeten.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at Newkirk's Funeral Home in Dugger with the Rev. John Booker and John Lancaster officiating. Burial will be in Dugger Cemetery with military grave rites by Dugger American Legion Post No. 224.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. on Friday.