Roger W. Lanier passed away peacefully in his home on July 6th, surrounded by his family.
He was born in Sebring, FL and moved to Sarasota when he was three. Roger attended Sarasota County Schools and graduated from Sarasota High in 1965. Roger was an avid hunter and fisherman and was skilled in many trades. He had worked as a barber, electrician, and most recently as a commercial pilot and flight instructor. Along with his wife Patricia, they owned and operated R & L Services of Sarasota for 34 years. Roger was preceded in death by his parents, Reuben & Hazel Lanier. Roger leaves behind his wife of 54 years, Patricia, daughter Linette (Josh) Cornelius, son Ryan (Bea) and four grandchildren, Clayton Walker, Haley Lanier, Madison Kelly and Kylie Lanier.
Graveside services will be held Monday, July 12, 2021 at 11:00 am at Gulf Pines Memorial Park, 2401 Englewood Road, Englewood, FL.