Lamar Courson, 69 of Lake City, Fl passed away Sunday, August 21, 2022 at his residence. He was born November 11, 1952 to the late Marvin Willie Courson & Mildred Fay Smith Courson. Lamar was a Christian and a freedom seeker. He owned his own body shop, Courson Body Shop in Valdosta and Tifton for 10-15 years.
Survivors include his wife, Tammie Courson of Lake City, Fl; sons, Lamar Allen Courson of Ft. White, and Lamar Hutchinson Courson of Lake City, FL; daughters, Gina Irene Courson of Lake City, and Penny (Tim) Carrier of Live Oak, FL; grandchildren, Mark (Mary Kate) Courson of Tifton, Will (Kayka) Courson of Tifton, Victoria Phillips of Live Oak, Caleb Michael Gay of Lake City, Walter Phillips of Live Oak, Timberland Loretta Courson of Lake City; Great grandchild, Brianna Courson of Tifton; brother, Marvin “Sonny” Courson, Jr of Adel; sisters, Betty Jean Evans of Morven, Carla Jo Goodwin of Ray City, Judy Taylor Sorrell of Madison, FL, and Ava Nell (Patrick) Krekel of Hahira; brother in law, Thomas Burroughs of Douglasville, Ga. Lamar was preceded in death by his brother, Jess Randall Courson, and sister, Teresa Ann Burroughs.
Graveside services were held Thursday, August 25, 2022 at Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.purvisfh.com. Purvis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.