Mr. Lankford, a native of and lifelong resident of Augusta, was the son of Ollie and Patsey Prather Lankford. He was self employed as a carpenter.
In addition to his parents he is survived by his daughter, Amanda Lyne Ellis and her husband, Mark; his grandchildren, Dallas and Jayden; and his brothers, Brian and Brent Lankford.
The family requests that donations be made in Mr. Lankford’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 2607 Commons Blvd., Augusta, GA 30909.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.