Lance Kirby “Lancer” Lanier Jr., 22, of Westport, passed away at 10:38 p.m. on Saturday, October 16, 2021, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.
Born October 26, 1998, in Seymour, he was the son of Christopher and Rebecca (Marksberry) Kincaid.
Lance attended Jennings County High School and had worked on the assembly line for Valeo in Seymour. He enjoyed spending time with his daughter, listening to music, drawing, playing basketball and other sports. Lance had played football, ran track, and wrestled for Jennings County High School.
Lance is survived by his daughter, Kinsley Wickey of Lexington; adoptive parents, Christopher and Rebecca Kincaid of North Vernon; biological father, Lance Lanier Sr., of Westport; brothers, John (Brittany) Kincaid of Holton, Chad Lanier of Mississippi, Derek (Taylor) Marksberry of California, and Chestin Kincaid of North Vernon; sisters, Leah Lanier of Mississippi, Rachel Plantz and April (Sam) Starke of Seymour, Shannon Lanier of Brownstown, Patricia (Matthew) Greene of Holton, Hudson (Dalton) Day, Abigayle Kincaid, and Alizabeth Kincaid, all of North Vernon, and Savannah Barrett of Scipio; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his biological mother, Shelly Jolly.
A funeral service for Lance will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Service in North Vernon with the Rev. Jeremy Smith officiating. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Friday, October 22, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Burial will be in the Riverview Cemetery in Seymour.
Memorials may be made in honor of Lance through the funeral home to help with expenses.
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