Lamarr McCall Dell, Jr., age 24, passed away Sunday April 20th, 2014 due to a tragic accident. Lamarr was born on October 12th, 1989 in Jacksonville, Florida to Lamarr and Fayth Dell. He moved with his family to Lake City, Fl, in 2001. He will be remembered for his big beautiful smile and funny sense of humor. Lamarr was a Jehovah's Witness his entire life and was very involved with his faith. He was very career driven and loved working alongside his stepfather in the hospitality industry. He left his mark at the Holiday Inn of Lake City, Baymont Inn of Gainesville and then followed alongside his stepfather in the re-opening of the Super 8 here in Lake City; where he was recently promoted as Housekeeping Supervisor. He won numerous awards and strived to set an example to his staff, friends and family by giving back all his time and resources to various charity events within his community.
He had such a wonderful outlook on Life and loved helping anyone who needed it. His main passions in life were working on cars, his car, car clubs and spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his father: Lamarr McCall Dell, Sr., his sister: Belinda Raynelle Dell and brother: Sean Dell.
He is survived by his loving mother: Fayth Dell Wimberly; step-father: Troy D. Wimberly; sister: Lynn Branscome (Kevin Branscome, Sr.); brother: Doyle W. Shiver, Jr.; sister: Juanita Dell; sister: Corinne Adams (Ronnie); brother: Cameron Wimberly (Alex); brother: Corbin Wimberly; brother: Collin Wimberly; sister: Caitlyn Wimberly; sister: Marrla Smith (Jason Smith); nieces: Alexus, Mikaela, Brittany Branscome, Felicity Shiver; Melinda Cardell; Sky and Samantha, Katherin Smith; Gracelyn Adams and Maya Wimberly; nephews: Kevin (Buddy) Branscome; Jaymon, Doyle (Bubba), David Shiver; Matthew Cardell; Kalob Smith, Xxavier and D'Shaun Ware; Jayden and Gabriel Weyand; Braylon Wimberly. Also surviving are grandparents: Janet and Eldon Burroughs, Clara Dell, James and Catherine Wimberly.
He was very close to his parents, sibling, nieces and nephews. He leaves behind an extensive family with numerous cousins, uncles and aunts.
The Family will receive friends on Saturday April 26, 2014 from 3-5 P.M. at the Dees-Parrish Family Funeral Home. Memorial services to celebrate his life will be held on May 3rd at 5 P.M., with Brother Reggie Mullins officiating. This will take place at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses located on Grandview Street.
To know him was to love him. He was known by many and loved by all. Our family is drawing comfort from the following scripture Revelation 21:4 ""And He will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning, nor outcry, nor pain be anymore. The former things will have passed away."" We will see you soon because Jehovah keeps his promises. Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Dees-Parrish Family Funeral Home, 458 S. Marion Ave. Lake City, 32025. Please sign the online guestbook at Dees-Parrish Family Funeral Home.
Published in Lake City Reporter on Apr. 25, 2014.