February 25, 1963 - February 14, 2017
Pastor Gregory Mark Lanham, age 53 years, a former resident of Mabie for many years, and a current resident of Harper, WV, passed away February 14, 2017 in the Raleigh General Hospital at Beckley, WV. He was born February 25, 1963 at Pinehurst, NC. The son of Cecil Lanham of Montrose, WV and the late Dorothy Cornell Lanham. On June 16, 1984 at Mt. Clare, WV he was married to Deborah "Debi" Hayhurst who survives. Also surviving are one son, Benjamin Lanham and wife Stephanie of Aiken, SC, a daughter, Vanessa Klingler and husband Robert of Milton, WV. Three brothers, Kevin Lanham and wife Janet of Amelia Court, VA, Ronald Lanham and wife Diane of Montrose, WV, Chris Lanham and wife Rachel of Jackson, MI, one sister, Kim Porter of Beverly, WV, step mother, Joy Lanham of Montrose, WV, and several nieces and nephews. Gregg was the Pastor of GracePointe Fellowship Church, where he served for a decade. He was also an employee of Allegheny Wood Products where he was employed as Chief Lumber Inspector. He had served as Pastor of Harrison Community Church at Mabie, WV for twenty-three years prior to moving to Harper, WV. He was an Ordained Elder in the Wabash Conference FM USA. He served the Kairos, Emmaus and was formerly the Spiritual Director of the Chrysalis Community for many years. He loved going to the Mission Field to spread the gospel, having made a trip to India and several missions to Haiti. Gregg loved The Lord and loved people. He devoted his life to spreading Truth and love to everyone who knew him. He loved his family and his friends all his heart. He was a grand storyteller, if you sat with him very long, he would definitely bend your ear! His number one passion, next to Jesus and family, was fly fishing. He loved being on the water and took many men to Alaska on fly fishing trips. He loved his family and his friends with all his heart. Friends may call from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM Friday, February 17, 2017 at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, February 18th, in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Tim Turner, Pastor Chris Lanham and Pastor Sherman Goodwin officiating. Interment will follow in the Rowan Memorial Cemetery at Mabie, WV. A Celebration of Life will be held at GracePointe Fellowship Church on February 26th, 2017 at 11:00 AM. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Pastor Gregory Mark Lanham. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.
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