Donald Ray Lamar, 78, of Amarillo died Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017.
Services will be Monday, August 7, 2017, 2pm, Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Pastor James L. Collins Pastor and eulogist. Services provided by Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes, Amarillo, TX.
Donald Ray Lamar, 78, passed away on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. His services will be held at 2:00pm on Monday, August 7th, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery by Golden Gate Mortuary.
Mr. Lamar was born in Marlin, TX on July 27th ,1939 to Ralph and Devorah Lamar, but spent the majority of his life in Amarillo, TX where he worked as a Quality Engineer at Pantex. Before retiring, he spent 10 years working in Paducah, KY at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. Then he came back home. He was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Classic Rollers Car Club, and an avid follower of sports. His favorite past time was sitting with Dexter – his dog – bingeing on news, sports and westerns.
But most importantly, Donald Lamar was a family man. He spent his life providing foundation and support for his wife Delphine Lamar, and his (4) children, Donna Lamar, Donald R. Lamar II (Elouise), Dale Anthony Lamar, Derrick H.R. Lamar and (3) grandchildren, Dierra, Deasia and Mia. He knew how to love and was loved.
He’s also survived by his sister Patricia Davenport of Amarillo, her daughter Roshanda Tinnin (Michael) and her children, Alyssa and Tristan.
Mr. Lamar leaves a host of life-long friends, extended family and a legacy that will remain strong to the finish.
Viewing at Golden Gate Mortuary Chapel of Angels, Sunday, August 6, 2017, from 2pm – 4pm.
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