December 30, 1959 ~ August 26, 2021

Born in: Charlotte, North Carolina
Resided in: Lithonia , Georgia

Derrick Benjamin Lane Jr. (Rick) was born December 30th 1959 in Charlotte NC. At the age of 6 the family moved to Decatur GA and Rick spent the remainder of his life in the Stone Mtn. area.
Rick worked in the family business (ADI) for most of his adult life and along with his wife Beverly owned Bev’s place in old town Stone mtn. and it was a terrific place for love and friends
Rick left us on August 26th after a hard fought battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Beverly Ann Lane and faithful companion (playdough) his German shepherd, father Derrick B. Lane Sr. of Palm Harbor FL., Mother Kathryn Wilson and stepdad Larry Wilson of Cape San Blas FL., brother Joe Lane and wife Donna of Trinity FL., sister Robin Lane of Cape San Blas FL., nephew Scott Lane wife Ashley with new baby Fin Lane, niece Lyndsey Lane of Jacksonville FL., step sister Holly Wilson Snellville GA.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.


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  1. CandleImageRick was such a Great Sweet Man. He always made you feel at home when you came into Bev’s Place. He will truly be missed. Sending Prayers and Love to His Wife and his whole Family. Love Brandy Jo Maijala

    • Thanks Jeff, we all had very wonderful times through the decades. I hope you and your Family our well.

  2. Thank you. He thought the world of you guys. We go way back when we first all met.And its a great feeling knowing we saw each other’s relationships grow as years went by. Its a good feeling knowing we (i) have good friends like you still in my life.❤❤😘

  3. CandleImageMay God’s forgiveness and mercy be with you, Rick.

    May you be granted admittance to God’s Paradise on the Day of Judgment, there to abide forever.

    As-Salaamu Alaikum.

  4. CandleImageI have nothing but the fondest memories of him. Because we loved him, he isn’t completely gone. His spirit lives on in us. Hugs Aunt Beverly.

  5. CandleImageRest in Paradise ❤
    We had a lot of good times that we will cherish forever.
    You will be missed by many but even more by your wife and Playdough!
    Thanks for the memories!

    Chrissy & Larry

  6. CandleImageBeverly, my condolences to you. Rick was always kind way back in the day and for putting up with my crazy brother Paul. I am so sorry for your loss, praying that you receive comfort.

  7. CandleImageI am so sorry for your loss Derrick and for your family! I pray for you dearly and love you so much. And I know that God will get you through this. I am so sorry that I am just now seeing this.

  8. Hey Big brother, It’s coming up on a year and I still can’t stop the horrible heartbreak and sadness.

    I miss and dream of you everyday.

    Always, Lil Sis

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