LINCOLNTON, Ga. - Mr. Andrew Boyd 'Jack' Lake Jr., 84, of McCormick Highway entered into rest Monday, Jan. 5, 2004, at University Hospital.
Mr. Lake was the son of the late Andrew Boyd Lake, Sr., and the late Julia Blair Lake.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at Lincolnton United Methodist Church with the Revs. John W. Pike, Jr. and Donald Clark officiating. Interment in the Lincolnton City Cemetery.
Mr. Lake, a native of Newberry, S.C., honorably served his country in the United States Army during World War II as a paratrooper with the 101st Airborne Division. After his tour of duty, he moved to Lincoln County in 1946 and resided there until present.
He was president of Piedmont Wood Company, a member of the Georgia and South Carolina Forestry Association, American Legion Post # 194, Lincolnton United Methodist Church and the Men's Club of the Church.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Amos F. Lake; one son, Eugene Boyd Lake, of Thomson; two daughters, Betty L. Pinson of Martinez and Beverly L. Abbott of Columbia; one brother, Ryan B. Lake of Ridgeway, S.C.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Richard Butler, Nathan Heyward, Andrew B. Lake, III, Matthew Lake, and Andrew Pinson. Honorary pallbearers were the Men's Club.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lincolnton United Methodist Church Van Ministry, P.O. Box 85, Lincolnton, Ga. 30817.