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Herman Woodrow Lancaster, 102

Herman Woodrow Lancaster, 102

Herman Woodrow Lancaster, age 102 of Flat Rock died Thursday, December 10th, 2015 at Hendersonville Health and Rehab. He was born November 5, 1913 in Henderson County, a son of the late Virgil Roscoe Lancaster and Nora Lee Marlow Lancaster. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Nellie Montieth Lancaster in 2013; seven brothers, Paul, Ernest, Horace, Roscoe, Guy, George, and Jay Lancaster; and two sisters, Bernice Pryor and Sue Price.

He was a lifelong brick mason and was the oldest member of the Hedrick-Rhodes VFW Post 5206. He was an Army Veteran of World War II.

He is survived by his brother, James B. Lancaster of Hendersonville; and sister, Betty Lancaster Holmes of Hendersonville; and a number of nieces and nephews; and a good friend and former employer, Jerry Bayne.

A Funeral Service will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 13th, 2015 in the Mausoleum Chapel of Shepherd Memorial Park with Military Honors presented by the Hedrick-Rhodes VFW Post 5206. Burial will follow in the cemetery. No formal visitation is planned.

An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.