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Willie Lamar

Willie Lamar

Posted: Tuesday, December 2, 2008 12:14 pm

Willie Franklin Lamar, 75, of Kenton died Nov. 26, 2008, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-East in Memphis. Services were held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Shelton Funeral Home in Trenton. Burial followed in White Rose Cemetery in Gibson. He was a tire inspector for Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., having retired after 25 years, and was a member of United Steel Workers Local 878. A U.S. Army veteran, he had served in the Korean conflict. Survivors include his wife, Freda Lamar; four sons, Ronnie Lamar of Kenton, Greg Lamar of Knoxville, Tim Lamar of Millington and Tony Lamar of Sharon; a sister, Francis Plunkett of Henderson; and six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Published in The Messenger 12.1.08

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