Obituary: Joseph Lamar Yancey, 81, of Monroe

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Joseph Lamar Yancey, age 81 of Monroe, passed away on August 2, 2020. He was born on July 27, 1939 to the late Linnis Yancey and the late Elsie Wellborn. Lamar was preceded in death by his son, Michael H. Yancey; daughter, Lisa Y Wallace.

Joseph Lamar Yancey was a truck driver for over 20 years and a mechanic. He loved telling stories and traveling. He loved spending time with his grandkids and great grandkids. He loved Christmas time to spend time with family. He loved to work on cars. He loved to watch Nascar racing.

Surviving members of his family are; wife, Brenda Yancey; daughter and son-in-law, Tina and Stewart Harrison; son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Becky Yancey; brother, Thomas Yancey; twelve grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 8th at 3:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Blount and Rev. Steve Yancey officiating. Interment will follow to Westlawn Cemetery.  

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Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements.

Reposted courtesy of Meadows Funeral Home.

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