Carroll Eugene Lancaster, Sr., 78

Carroll Eugene Lancaster, Sr., 78, passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 after an extended illness at the Loudoun Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Leesburg, Virginia. He is predeceased by his parents, Jessie Lee and Morris Lee Lancaster; his wife, Nancy Zier Lancaster; his daughter, Pamela Sue Lancaster; his sister, Debbie Lancaster Swartz and his granddaughter, Brooke Leigh Lancaster. Carroll was a native of Highland, Indiana. He served his country in the United States Navy, retiring as a Chief Petty Officer. He had a second career with defense contractor, TRW. Carroll was a loyal Washington Redskins and Johnny Cash fan. The family will receive friends at the Colonial Funeral Home, 201 Edwards Ferry Road, Leesburg, VA on Thursday evening, May 19, between 6:00-8:00 p.m. A memorial service and burial will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Carroll is survived by Vickie L. Norman (Richard) of Paeonian Springs, VA; Cheryl Lancaster Harden (Tim) of Round Rock, TX; Joy Lancaster-Hancks (Rian) of Springdale, AR; Carroll Eugene Lancaster, Jr. of Columbus, OH; Jennifer Zier Roy (Greg) of Aldie, Virginia and Susan Zier Tucholski (David) of Fredericksburg, VA. Carroll’s surviving siblings are Ron Lancaster (Paula) of Burnips, MI and Rodney Lancaster of Highland, IN. Grandchildren include John David Norman (Rebecca) of Leesburg, VA; Elizabeth Anne Norman of Arlington, VA; Ashley Dickinson Claggett (Patrick) of Booneville, AR; PFC Ian Charles Dickinson (Jennifer) of Tacoma, WA; Ella Katherine Marie and Lila McKenzie Roy of Aldie, VA and John Evan and Grace Elizabeth Tucholski of Fredericksburg, VA. Carroll’s great grand children include Clara Renee, Finley Bell and Faith May Norman of Leesburg, VA and James Alexander and Jade Elizabeth Claggett of Booneville, AR.  Carroll leaves behind many special friends including Fay Payman, Tammy Evans and Pam Pryor. Memorial contributions may be made to the Capital Caring Hospice Service who took excellent care of him during his final days.

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