Robert Earl Lanier

Published 3:32 pm Saturday, June 25, 2022

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Robert Earl Lanier, 70, of Powells Point, died June 22, 2022. Bobby was a native of Richmond, VA, born December 20, 1951.

He moved his family – wife Margie and children Kim Wentz (Charles), Chad Tomlin (Sabrina), and Larry Tomlin (Amber) – to the Outer Banks in 1980. Survivors also include 12 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, sisters Betty Harold (David), Judy Barbarian, Vicky Lanier, Carolyn Clowes (Waynes) and Ellen Poe and other family and friends.

He was predeceased by sister Shelby Spain and brother Gary Lanier.

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Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on June 26 at Twiford Colony Chapel with visitation one hour prior.

Twiford Funeral Homes is assisting the family.