He described his son as mature beyond his years, and said he had been planning a future with his girlfriend of four years.
Dozens of members of Lane's former Essendon Baseball Club, dressed in dark suits, lined the street outside the church in a guard of honor, applauding as a hearse carried their friend away.
The tragedy has become a major media story in Australia, where guns and drive-by shootings are far less prevalent than they are in the United States.
Lane moved to Oklahoma to play baseball. He would have been a senior at East Central University in Ada and hoped to enter the real estate business.