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James Lancaster

May 13, 1914 ~ November 4, 2018 (age 104)

Deacon James Lancaster 104 of Oberlin passed away at Welcome Nursing Home on November 4 2018.  He was born May 13 1914 in Ocello, Ga. James served in the Army during WW II.   He worked for many years as a locker room manager for Elyria Country Club.  He was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Oberlin having served on the Deacon board for many years, and was a member of Oberlin's VFW Post. James also served as a chaplain for Allen Mercy Hospital and enjoyed golfing, fishing and hunting.  He is survived by his 2 daughters Patricia L.W. Butler of Dublin, Ohio and Pamela L. Biragbara of Strongsville, Ohio, 2 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and 2 step great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents Gilbert and Mamie Lancaster, wife Janie C. Lancaster and a brother Herman Lancaster.  There will be a visitation on Friday Novemeber 9 2018 from 10am until services at 11am at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with Rev. Fred L. Bell officiating. Burial will take place at a later date at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Seville, Ohio.  Online condolences may be made to

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