Mr. John Lanier Erwin, 67

Mr. John Lanier Erwin, 67, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, September 11, 2021.


A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at the Pavilion of Gainesville American Legion.


Born on March 5, 1954 in Murphy, NC, he was the son of the late John and Bernice Robinson Erwin. He was retired from Holiday Marina where he was an electrician. Mr. Erwin proudly served his country in the 82nd Airborne. He was of the Methodist faith.


In addition to his parents, Mr. Erwin is preceded in death by his sister, Beverly Ann Erwin.


Mr. Erwin is survived by his sister, Jenny Holland (Wayne) of Gainesville.


Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA  30504 is in charge of arrangements.


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Terri Smith Johnst 2021-09-13 19:56:20
Jenny, I’m so sorry to hear about Lanier. All our Longview Drive memories! You’re in my prayers. ❤️
Jeff Pierce 2021-09-14 00:56:47
Jenny, I am so sorry to hear about Lanier. You will be in my prayers. 🙏🏻
Valerie Bennett 2021-09-14 08:34:23
Jenny so sorry to hear of Lanier's passing. My prayers are with you my friend.
Darrell & Joy Pirkle 2021-09-14 09:53:43
Jenny the loss of my life long friend is a true heart brake. I hope you know how important Lanier was in the life of so many. He is what you call a true friend, he would be there to help at anytime he could. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to help you through this hard time or anytime you just need a friend. God bless you, sending lots of love and prayers your way
mike and christina henson 2021-09-14 12:57:47
We loved you big "O" . and will miss your greatly. Your kind heart to our children will never be forgotten. One of a Kind. RIP and fly high!!
Mark and Susan Gittens 2021-09-14 15:02:25
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. We love you and are here if there is anything at all we can do for you.
Becky and Robert Peek 2021-09-14 18:27:09
We are so very sorry for your loss. We have some wonderful memories of Lanier. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Joanna Ctews 2021-09-14 18:46:13
Jenny, this is truly a shock . So sorry for your loss.
Dink & Kimba 2021-09-14 22:17:30
We love you Erwin Girl. Praying for you & Wayne. Hope to see you soon. Always.
SANDRA Gibbs 2021-09-15 07:15:56
We are so saddened to learn about Lanier.. Very Fond and Funny Memories of him.. Haven’t seen him in a long while but if We had needed him he would have been there for us… Our Deepest Sympathy For Your Loss Of A Great Person.. Mike and Sandra Gibbs🙏🏻♥️
Andy Williams 2021-09-15 10:25:31
Lanier was a great friend to many and I enjoyed every minute of the times I spent with him. He will be missed.
Billy Claytor 2021-09-15 10:43:19
So very sad to here about Lanier, he was a very good friend for so many years A man that was always there for his friends and would do anything he could for you. Going to miss him
MaryAnn Burson 2021-09-15 11:17:44
Jenny and Wayne, Sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers rising.
Timothy Putman 2021-09-15 13:37:53
Prayers and Condolences to all family and friends during these heartbreaking times I am proud to say he was a great friend to many, myself included.
Terry Lockhart 2021-09-15 13:59:35
True friend and class mate of 1972. We had wonderful memories during school. See you in Heaven!
George Hatfield 2021-09-16 09:04:42
So sorry for your loss Jenny...Lanier was my pal Airborne all the way!!!!
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