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John Tilton Lancaster

John Tilton Lancaster
  • March 1, 1947 - September 9, 2018
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to
  • Imani Milele Children
    10205 US Hwy 1
    Sebastian, FL 32958
  • Memorials may be made to
  • Music Ministry at First Baptist Church
    681 McCants Drive
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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“My condolences to the Lancaster family. I pray God continues to strengthens the family during this time of bereavement. May the many cherished and...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Lisa - SC

“Stacy, we are so very sorry for your loss.We are praying for you and the family. ”
2 of 18 | Posted by: Kitty & Kim Guthrie & Allen - VA

“Stacia, I was shocked and terribly saddened to hear of John's death. It was such a pleasure when I came in contact with him at MUSC. I remember him...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Peggy Cunningham - Charleston, SC

I took this in May 2018, teasing him about being the "Bionic Man". Gone far too soon. “Stacia,May God shine his light and grace on you and your family, and give you the strength and resolve to mourn his transition yet still celebrate...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Ron Brown - Goose Creek, SC

“John always had a story, and usually a good one if not a long one. It was always fun to reminisce about the old CCIT days. I hope the company of...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Jeff Uyak - Coworker

“Stacia, I pray that God puts His arms around you and the family and gives you the comfort you need during this time. It is still very recent for me....Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Lori Solado - North Charleston, SC

“I am at a loss for words during this sorrowful time. Please know that I am thinking of you and praying for peace and comfort for you and your family. ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: Angela Locke - Charleston, SC

“StaciaI cannot imagine the enormous grief and separation you are feeling now. Please remember that you are loved and you have many prayers headed...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Carol Lane - Mt Pleasant, SC


9 of 18 | Posted by: Carol Lane - Mt Pleasant, SC

“Dear Staci & Family,Words seem inadequate to express the sorrow felt by the loss of John. My heart, thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Ed Antoniak

“My condolences to you all during this time. Feed on your memories of John and may these words bring hope and comfort.(Psa 94:17-19) ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Sorry for your loss. John was a good friend to me ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Iola POWELL-NEWSON - SC - friend

“You all are in my thoughts. I pray that God watches over you all. My deepest sympathy and love. ❤❤ ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: Louise Dempsey - Cross, SC

“Our hearts and prayers are with you. ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: Wendy Dempsey Ravan - Cross, SC

“My heart is so heavy for you and the kids after hearing of Johns passing. Gods timing is perfect even though we can't wrap our heads around the...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Angie Thomas - Mount Pleasant, SC

“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Vera White - Charleston, SC

“My sincere sympathy ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: Wendy Dyer - Charleston, SC

“Stacy and family. My heart felt sorrow for you is overwhelming. I know how you and John loved each other so and how he loved his children. I'm here...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Dyer - Charleston, SC - Family


John Tilton Lancaster, 71, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, beloved husband of Stacia Louise Brown Lancaster, entered into eternal rest Sunday, September 9, 2018. The family will receive friends Wednesday, September 19, from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date.

John was born March 1, 1947 in Lumber City, Georgia, son of the late Edward Eli Lancaster and Elizabeth Carrie Beidelman Lancaster. He devoted 36 years to the Medical University of South Carolina and retired from the IT department as a financial project manager. John was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Mount Pleasant, where he sang in the choir. He was also a US Army Veteran.

He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Stacia Lancaster; two daughters and a son: Carrie Elizabeth Lancaster of Mount Pleasant, SC, Lindsey Ann Fuller (Corbin Fuller) of James Island, SC, and Justin Lee Dworschak of Puyallup, WA; three brothers, Charles Marion Lancaster, Edward Eli Lancaster, Jr., and Dallas Barry Lancaster; and numerous nieces and nephews.

John lived his life loving and serving his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He was a very devoted loving husband and father. He had a love for his wife, his soulmate that was unyielding and never swayed from its path of pure, simple, true love. John loved spending his time cooking, cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs, playing guitar, spending time with family in the sunshine, dancing in the kitchen with his wife, and helping others.

Memorials may be made to the Imani Milele Children, 10205 US Hwy 1 Sebastian, FL 32958; or the Music Ministry at First Baptist Church of Mt. Pleasant, 681 McCants Drive, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464.