Edwin S. “Eddie” Lanier, Jr. 68, passed away peacefully Tuesday October 14, 2014. He was born in Durham NC, the son of the late Edwin S. Lanier Sr. and Nancy Herndon Lanier.
He is survived by his sister, Nancy Lanier Griffin; nephew, Richard Griffin; and grandnephew, Michael Griffin.
He will be missed by the many lives he has touched by his wisdom and recordings. Eddie graduated High School in Raleigh in 1964. He attended Holden Technical Institute then worked for Troxler Electronic Laboratories. He later held a position with the NC Department of Labor. Some of the events in Eddie’s life are documented in the StoryCorps recordings broadcast on NPR first in 2006. Links to these stories are at www.edwinsla nier.com