John Allen Lamar
John Allen Lamar, 89, of Brevard, died on Monday, March 3, 2008 at Solace in Asheville.
Born in Tampa, Fla., on Sept. 23, 1918, he was the son of Cornelius Perry Lamar and Mary McCluskey Lamar. A WWII veteran, he married Margaret Vogt Lamar on Oct. 2, 1943.
He and his wife moved to Transylvania County in 1977 upon his retirement from Sears Roebuck & Company, after 37 years. He was Store Planner for the Southeastern Territory of Sears. After moving to Brevard, he enjoyed becoming an active member of the community, serving on the administrative board of First United Methodist Church and as a...