WAYNESFIELD — James A. LaMarr, 75, of Waynesfield, died Wednesday afternoon, June 19, 2013, at Indian Lake while boating.
He was born Aug. 19, 1937, in Allen Co., the son of Edgar & Gladys (Fullerton) LaMarr, who preceded him in death. He was married to Sandra LaMarr, and she died Aug. 28, 1995.
Survivors include three children, David LaMarr, of Florida, Paul LaMarr, of Australia and Jennifer LaMarr, of Lubbock, TX; six grandchildren; a brother, Dennis (Linda) LaMarr, of Wapakoneta; a sister, Judy (Terry) Rinehart, of Waynesfield; and a sister-in-law, Virginia LaMarr, of Wapakoneta.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Larry and Gerald LaMarr.
Jim worked as a financial adviser with IDS, of Lubbock, TX. Prior to that, he served 20 years in the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church. He also a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, Aerie #691, and the American Legion, Post #330, both of Wapakoneta. A 1955 graduate of Blume High School, he received a bachelor degree from Texas Tech University, Lubbock. Jim was an avid golfer, and enjoyed fishing, boating, and canoeing.
Funeral services will begin at 8 p.m. Monday at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, St. Rt. 501, Wapakoneta, Pastor Michael Westbay officiating. Graveside services will be at a later date in the Resthaven Cemetery, Lubbock, TX, where military rites will be conducted.
The family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be directed to the ALS Association. Condolences may be expressed at www.bayliffandeleyfh.com.
James A. LaMarr
U.S. armed forces veteran