May 18, 1944 - May 9, 2018
Richard Andrew Lamar, Jr, 73, of Las Vegas, NV and Liberty, MO, passed away after a brief illness on May 9, 2018. Richard was born in Hutchinson, KS on May 18, 1944. He grew up in Richmond, MO and spent his early adult years teaching and coaching on two Indian reservations and several small towns around the United States. He graduated from Central Missouri State with a bachelor’s degree, University of Nebraska in Omaha with a master’s degree, and Kansas State University with a Specialist’s Certification in Education. After teaching and coaching for many years, he left education and worked for the State of Missouri Family Services until he and Leoma retired to Las Vegas. He enjoyed watching sports, gardening, spending time in the pool, and doting over his beloved dogs. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife Leoma Grace Lamar in 2014, and his parents, Richard Lamar, Sr and Katherine Canfield Lamar, and his brothers Mark Lamar, Sr, Roy Lee Lamar, sister Donna Lamar Coleman and brother in law Joe Coleman, and step-daughter Teresa Pfeifer. He is survived by daughters Annjanette Lamar of Kansas City, MO, Wendy Lamar of St Louis, MO, and Stacy Pfister (Michael) of Liberty, MO, Cyndi Pfeifer of San Antonio, TX, brothers John Lamar, Donald Lamar (Donna), Jim Lamar (Nancy), and Luke Lamar, grandchildren Alan Heath (Brandy), Meghann Fox (Vernon Swires), Madison McBurney Wiggin (Fletcher), Paris Pfister Delk, Andrew Heath (Skylar), Savannah Heath, and Roman Pfister, as well as 11 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. A celebration of life will be held at Liberty Community Center, 1600 S. Withers Rd, Liberty, MO 64068 on May 18 from 6-8pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kansas City Pet Project (KCPP). Fond memories and words of comfort may be shared at: www.CashattFamilyFuneralHome.com.
Richard Andrew Lamar, Jr, 73, of Las Vegas, NV and Liberty, MO, passed away after a brief illness on May 9, 2018. Richard was born in Hutchinson, KS on May 18, 1944. He grew up in Richmond, MO and spent his early adult years teaching and... View Obituary & Service Information
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