Lamar Elam

Lamar Elam

Monday, September 26, 1977 Saturday, January 19, 2019

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Obituary for Lamar R. Elam

Lamar, aka “Tit Tit”, age 41 of Wilmington, Delaware formally of New Castle, Delaware grew up in Simond Gardens. He was well known and loved by the community.

Lamar had a passion for music; especially playing the drums. When he was younger he could often be found at one of the local skating rinks. Lamar loved four wheelers and was a known car enthusiast. He was a member of a local auto group entitled “273 Car Meet”.

Lamar was very outgoing with the ability to make anyone laugh.

In 1996, he welcomed his daughter, Ayreonna Elam. Then in 2001, he welcomed his namesake, Lamar Elam, Jr.

Lamar was employed at W. L. Gore in Elkton, Maryland for 14 years as a Manufacturing Lead.

Lamar is preceded in death by his father, Elbert Butler, Jr.

“Tit Tit” is survived by his mother, Peggie Baxter; daughter, Ayreonna Elam; son, Lamar Elam, Jr; sisters, NyEasha Harper (Bryant Harper), Dennisha Melton; grandson, Alijah Perry, Jr.; fiance’, Cindy Socorso as well as her children; devoted aunt, Margaret Pinkney; devoted cousins, Troy Pinkney, Tanesha Pinkney, Marcelle Haskins, Malaika Livingston; Godmother, Starmaine Ayers; Godfather, Anthony Chandler as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 31, 2019 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    Faith Harvest Worship Center
    2205 Lancaster Ave.
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    Thursday, January 31, 2019
    9:00am - 11:00am
  • Service

    Thursday, January 31, 2019 | 11:00am
    Faith Harvest Worship Center
    2205 Lancaster Ave.
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Thursday, January 31, 2019

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Brenda Williamson

Look to the scriptures for comfort. John 5:28-29 tell us about a resurrection here on this earth. A time when we may have the opportunity to welcome back our love ones.
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I am truly sorry about your loss it's hard when we lose a loved one. However, I wanted to let you know that we can be comforted by a future hope. Soon there will be no more pain or sorrow. All the former things have passed away. (Rev 21:3,4)
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Laura Richardson

I am so sorry for the loss of your son. I cannot be there, but I am there with you and the family in spirit. Please except my deepest condolences.
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