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Raymond Lankford

Raymond Eddie "Eddie" Lankford

Wednesday, October 20th, 1954 - Friday, November 20th, 2020
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Obituary

Raymond “Eddie” Lankford, 66, of Crescent City, passed from this life on Friday, November 20, 2020 at Shands - UF Health in Gainesville. A native of Waycross, Georgia, Eddie lived back and forth between Georgia and Putnam County since the 1970’s. Prior to a motorcycle accident in 1997 that left him a paraplegic, Eddie worked as a quality control supervisor at Georgia Pacific Paper Mill. In years past, he enjoyed hunting and fishing and scuba diving. Eddie cherished time spent with his family. He was also an avid Georgia Bulldog fan.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Macy Lankford and a son-in-law, Brian Barfield.
Eddie is survived by his wife of 35 years, Diane Lankford of Crescent City, 7 daughters, Melissa Dempsey (Michael) of Apopka, Amanda Barfield (Ira Wilson) of Inverness, Julie Graham (Neil) of Interlachen, Laura Lankford of Waycross, GA, Victoria Frauenhofer (Tim) of Georgetown, Robin Lankford of Palatka and Rachel Lankford of Fruitland, a sister, Deborah Henderson (Eddie) of Waycross, GA, 2 brothers Greg Lankford and James Lankford both of Waycross, GA and 17 grandchildren.
Services celebrating Eddie’s life will be at 6:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at Johnson-Overturf Chapel in Palatka. The family will receive friends Tuesday at the funeral home from 5:00 P.M. until the time of services.
Due to Covid 19 concerns, all attending are required to wear a facial covering and practice social distancing. The services will also be livestreamed and can be accessed on Eddie’s Book of Memories page at www.johnsonoverturffunerals.com.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Eddie’s Book of Memories page at www.johnsonoverturffunerals.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, November 24th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, November 24th, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    Johnson-Overturf Chapel
    Address
    307 S. Palm Ave.
    PALATKA, FL 32177
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  • Service

    Tuesday, November 24th, 2020 | 6:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, November 24th, 2020 6:00pm
    Location
    Johnson-Overturf Chapel
    Address
    307 S. Palm Ave.
    PALATKA, FL 32177
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Crystal Goins

Posted at 04:38pm
I remember being in i guess about the 6th grade an Melissa an I was bestfriends an her an Mr. Lankford picked me up from home on my birthday an had me a birthday gift an card. He was such a kind hearted man. Prayer for the family.
Love always, Crystal Goins
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