Graveside service for Fred M. Lamon, Jr., age 89, of Fayetteville will be conducted at 2 PM Saturday, November 14, 2020 at Childress Cemetery with Bro. Tommy Vann officiating. Visitation with the family will be from 1:30 PM until time of service at 2 PM.
Fred was born on February 12, 1931 in Shelby County, TN to the late Fred M. Lamon, Sr. and Mary Cross Lamon. He graduated from Whitehaven High School in 1948 and attended Mississippi State University from 1948-1952, where he played baseball. Following his graduation from Mississippi State University, he entered the U.S. Army as a 2nd Lieutenant and served a tour of duty in Korea. Following his military service, he became a Certified Public Accountant and practiced for 66 years. He served as president of the Memphis Chapter of Certified Public Accountants, as well as, being active with scouting and coaching the church basketball team. He was a long time member of the Whitehaven United Methodist Church serving as Chairman of the Board, Treasurer, and Sunday School teacher. Fred passed away on November 12, 2020 with his family at his side.
Fred is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth “Cookie” Patton Lamon; sons, Rick (Terri) Lamon, John (Ana) Lamon, and Mark (Gail Long) Lamon; daughter, Sarah (Mike) Hathaway; sister, Peggy McClung; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Hands of Christ, P.O. Box 1252, Franklin, TN 37065.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Fred M. Lamon, Jr.