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Robert Roosevelt Lancaster, 81



Robert Roosevelt Lancaster, 81 of Huntersville died April 4 at his home. He was born in Rutherford County, NC to the late Zeno and Essie Lancaster on June 3, 1933. He retired as a traffic signal electrician supervisor for the City of Charlotte. He was a Veteran of the US Air Force (serving during the Korean Conflict). Robert was also a member of the Masonic Lodge #737 and American Legion #321.

Survivors include son Melvin Wayne Lancaster and wife Marcie of Lilburn, GA; daughter, Kelly Lancaster Hall and boyfriend Robert of Cleveland, NC; and 6 grandchildren; and 1 great-grandson. His wife Nancy and his daughter Rhyta preceded him in death.

A funeral service will be held at 11 AM Wednesday, April 8 at Holly Hunter Baptist Church (4316 Mt. Holly-Huntersville Rd., Charlotte) with Rev. Tim Nichols officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior. The graveside service will be at 3 PMWednesday at Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery in Forest City.

Memorials may be made to The Cardiovascular Foundation, Carolinas HealthCare System, 1001 Blythe Boulevard, Suite 300, Charlotte, NC 28203.

James Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the family.www.jamesfuneralhomeLKN.com