Theodore Gene Lane III

October 16, 2000 - July 22, 2021
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Theodore Gene Lane III, age 20 passed away Thursday, July 22, 2021 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.

“Tee” as he was affectionately known, was born October 16, 2000 in Joplin, MO. His parents were Theodore Gene Lane Jr and Juanita Kathleen Cottrell Lane. He attended Galena schools and was a lifetime resident of Galena.

He worked in construction for Steve Mortell Construction Company. He was a member of United in Christ Church, Quapaw, OK. Tee enjoyed playing in all sports, riding motorbikes, and working on trucks.

Surviving is his spouse, Andres “Letty” Truster, Galena; his son, Legend James Lane, Galena; five step-children, Isiah Truster and Addison Truster, Fairland, OK, Adelle Redden and Arecca Reddin, Columbus, KS; and Josiah Cureton, Galena; his mother, Juanita Lane, Galena; his father, Theodore Lane Jr, Springfield, MO; two brothers, Randy Cockrell and Chased Cottrell, both of Galena; two sisters, Emma Cottrell and Lilly Alexius, both of Galena; and his grandfather, Brian Meyer, Aurora, MO.

He was preceded in death by grandparents, Theodore Lane Sr, Patricia DeCastro, and Lindy Meyer.

He was entrusted to Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena, KS for cremation.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 am, Saturday, July 31, 2021 at Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena, KS. He will be laid to rest in Hill Crest Cemetery, Galena, KS.