LaMar, James A.
Birth: Friday, May 12, 1933 in Olney, Maryland
Residence: Port Tobacco, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at the age of 82
Laid to Rest: Saturday, April 02, 2016 in the St. Ignatius Catholic Church Cemetery, Port Tobacco, Maryland
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James A. LaMar of Port Tobacco, Maryland died on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family. He was 82 years old.
Mr. LaMar was born on May 12, 1933 in Olney, Maryland to Austin A. LaMar and his wife, Virginia McKee LaMar, both now deceased. Mr. LaMar was reared in Bethesda, Maryland and graduated from Chevy Chase High School. He was awarded a 4-year NROTC scholarship to Auburn University where he was an officer in Sigma Nu fraternity.
Upon graduation as an electrical engineer, Mr. LaMar married Margery Sullivan and served three years as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps, stationed in Japan, Okinawa and Quantico, Virginia.
Mr. LaMar resided in the Winchester on the Severn community of Annapolis, Maryland for 38 years. He was treasurer of the Winchester on the Severn Home Owners' Association for many years and coached pony league baseball in Annapolis. Upon his retirement as a senior engineer with Illinois Institute of Technology Research Institute (ITTRI), he relocated the family to a residence on the Port Tobacco River in Charles County, Maryland.
Mr. LaMar is survived by his wife, Margery, two daughters, Cassandra LaMar Koehler of Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania and Virginia LaMar Webster of Port Tobacco, Maryland, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
A gathering of family and friends will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 10AM until time for Mass to begin at 11AM at St. Ignatius Catholic Church Chapel Point, 8855 Chapel Point Road, Port Tobacco, MD 20677. Interment to follow in the church cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Ignatius Catholic Church Chapel Point 8855 Chapel Point Road Port Tobacco, MD 20677. Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.