Robert Vane, 65, died September 30, 2016, at his home in Winterport after a courageous battle with lung cancer. He was born in Machias, January 24, 1951, the son of Oscar C. and Shirley Harmon Vane. He is survived by Sandra King, his partner of many years, of Winterport, his son Jason Vane and wife Becky of Machias, son Robert Gray of Bangor, daughter Jessica Gray of Bangor, sister Linda Libby and husband Wendall of Whiting, and a special nephew Michael Vane and wife Jennifer of Saco. He is predeceased by his parents, son Joel Vane, and brother Michael Vane. He is a 1970 graduate of Machias Memorial High School. He will be missed by his family, extended family, special friends Kevin Colson of Winterport and Ernest Harmon of Machias. A graveside service will be held 1:30 p.m., October 16th, at the Longfellow Cemetery, Machias, with Pastor John Sprague officiating.