Edwin Davis “Pete” Lanford died March 20, 2020 at the BeeHive Assisted Living in Leitchfield, Kentucky at 95 years old. God broke the mold after Pete was born to the late Inman Ernest Lanford and the late Mary Ester (Jones) Lanford in Jasper, Alabama on Feb. 15, 1925. Pete’s father died when Pete was a 3-month-old baby.

While in high school, Pete met the love of his life, and future wife, the late Betty Sue (Smith) Lanford.

Pete is survived by two children, Dave (Heidi) Lanford, of San Marcos, Texas, and Donna (Jerry) Priest, of Leitchfield Kentucky.

A memorial service will be held at Leitchfield United Methodist Church in Leitchfield, Kentucky at a date to be announced. Interment will be in Tampa, Florida at a future date.