Staff Sergeant Randall R. "Randy" Lane (43) of Indianapolis and formerly of Neoga


Published on September 18 2013 3:55 pm

SSG Randall R. “Randy” Lane, 43, Indianapolis, and formerly of Neoga, IL, passed away September 13, 2013 while serving in the Indiana Army National Guard in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Randy was born October 24, 1969 in Neoga, IL. He was a 1988 graduate of Neoga Junior- Senior High School.  Randy also had attended the First Christian Church of Neoga and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Randy proudly served his country in the Marines and the Indiana Army National Guard for over 20 years. He loved riding his Harley, affectionately known as “Papa Smurf”.

He is survived by his wife, Gina M. Lane; his step-son , Joshua Phares; his daughters, Abigayle Napier, Ashley Lane, and Delahney Lane; his mother, Darlene Albin; his father and step-mother, John and Rosemary Albin; his brothers, Greg Albin and John Davis; and his sister, Allethia Davis-Shoot.

Visitation will be on Monday, September 23 from 3-9 P.M. (E.S.T.) at Flanner and Buchanan- Washington Park East, 10722 East Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN. Visitation will also be held on Tuesday, September 24 from 3-8 P.M. (C.S.T.) at the First Christian Church of Neoga, 190 E. 6th Street, Neoga, IL. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 25 at 10:00 A.M. (C.S.T.) at the First Christian Church of Neoga. Burial will be in Swedish Lutheran Cemetery, rural Neoga.

You are invited to view a tribute of Randy’s life at, where condolences may be shared.

Arrangements are under the direction of Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center- Indianapolis, IN  (317) 899-7115.