Mr. Lamar Henry Lingenfelter, age 85, of Nicholls, died early Monday morning (1/8/18) at his residence following an extended illness.

A lifelong resident of Nicholls, he was born January 2, 1933 to the late John Abraham and Delilah Meeks Lingenfelter. He was the owner of Lamar’s Pharmacy in Alma for 53 years and was a pharmacist for 63 years. He was a member of the Victory Chapel Baptist Church in Bickley and also a member of the Coffee County Masonic Lodge.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters, Cleo Anderson, Ethel Jordan, Louise Flynn, and Oveda Nails; and 2 brothers, Glenn Lingenfelter and Raymond Lingenfelter.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Ondra Lingenfelter of Nicholls; his daughter, Lisa Tanner (husband Todd) of Roswell, GA; 3 sons, James Lamar Lingenfelter of Nicholls, Jamie Lingenfelter (wife Mandy) of Waycross, and Kevin Lingenfelter of Ambrose; 4 grandchildren, Madison and Parker Lingenfelter, both of Alma, and Mattie and Landon Lingenfelter, both of Waycross; his goddaughter, Emily Anderson of Virginia; special friends, Jason and Amy Gillard and son, Grant Gillard, Kellan and Hannah Nobles and daughter, Kate, and Allan Taylor; and several other relatives.

A funeral service will take place Wednesday morning (1/10/18) at 11 AM at Victory Chapel Baptist Church in Bickley with Rev. Adam Henderson and Rev. Larry Nickell officiating.  Burial will follow in the Meeks Cemetery in Nicholls.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday morning at the church from 9 am until time of the service.

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Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.