Lamar Straub Closs Jr.
November 13, 1942 ~ June 20, 2023
Resided in: Brenham, Texas
Lamar Straub Closs Jr. of Brenham, Texas passed away June 20, 2023 at the age of 80 years old.
Lamar, fondly known as Bear, was born in Pasadena, Texas on November 13, 1942 (which was on a Friday) to Lamar & Wanda Hawkins Closs. He was their only child.
Lamar had a passion for Dodge diesel trucks, tractor pulls, any sport on TV and attending any sporting event to support his grandkids.
Lamar went to work at Alcoa in Rockdale in 1968 and retired in 2006 after 38 years of continuous service.
Lamar always had a story to tell and enjoyed telling of his many adventures throughout his days. He remembered every detail & included each and every one of them.
Lamar met the love of his life, Jeannine in Rockdale. They were married November 1, 1980 and shared their lives for 42 beautiful years.
Lamar was preceded in death by his parents Lamar & Wanda Hawkins Closs Sr., his beloved uncle Boots, his stepson Billy Sager, and his grandson Larry Irvin.
He is survived by his wife, Jeannine and his children Teresa Closs, Carla Lobdell & husband Boe, Steven Closs Sr., and Jana Closs. His stepchildren Lauri Ross & husband Jeff, Bobby Sager, and Ginger Richter & husband Terry, 17 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be Saturday, June 24, 2023 from 10:00-11:00 am.