Meredith "Red" La Mar, 88

Meredith "Red" La Mar, 88, of Wabash, and with ties to Marion, passed away on Feb. 9, 2022, at Miller's Merry Manor West in Wabash.

Mr. La Mar was born in Richmond, to Nathan Samuel and Ethel S. Mull La Mar on March 27, 1933. He graduated from Hagerstown High School in 1951.

He married Norma "Kay" La Mar on Sept. 13, 1952. He worked for 36 1/2 years as a Tool & Die Maker at the GM plant in Marion, until his retirement in 1993. He was a veteran of the Korean War where he served as an MP in the U.S. Army at West Point from 1953 to 1955.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, and brother.

Survivors include his wife Norma "Kay" La Mar of Wabash, a daughter Cheryl "Sherry" (Dan) Townsend of Wabash; two sons Scott (Lisa) La Mar of Wabash, and Steven (Vickie) La Mar of Kokomo. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two nephews and a niece.

The family of Red would like to extend our sincere thanks to the staff of Miller's Merry Manor, Heartland Hospice, and their church family at the Marion First Friends Church.

A Celebration of Life will be planned at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Marion First Friends Church 2211 N Wabash Rd, Marion, IN 46952.

Posted on 2022 Feb 10