Virginia Beach, VA – John William Lanning, 73, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on
September 15, 2020.
Johnny was born March 22, 1947 in Rome, GA. He served in the United States Army and was a veteran
of the Vietnam War. He was preceded in death by his parents William Frank and Ellen Lanning, his
sisters Patty Holmes and Maureen Lanning.
He will be lovingly remembered by his brother, Bill (Betsy) Lanning, sister; Teri Lanning, niece’s; Diana
(Rob) Manipis, Maureen (Paul) Sawyer, Rosie (Bruce) Donnelly, nephews; Brian (Danielle) Lanning and
Jimmy Lanning. He will also be dearly missed by his great nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held Monday, September 21, at 10:00 am in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, 6309 East Virginia Beach Blvd, Norfolk VA, 23502.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations sent to Oak Grove Baptist Church, 691 Princess Anne
Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23457. You may offer your condolences and share memories below.
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