Lamar Wages

Lamar Wages Obituary

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Age - 93

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October 8, 2023

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Snellville, GA

"Lamar Pharr "Mutt" Wages, age 93 of Snellville, Georgia passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2023 with his loving daughter, Bridget, by his side. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Hewatt Wages; and son, Byron Lamar Wages. He is survived by his daughter, Bridget (Mike) Roberts of Flowery Branch, Georgia; grandsons, Eric Roberts and Chad Roberts; as well as several 2nd cousins. Mutt Wages was born to Garland and Mary Wages on February 24, 1930, and lived his whole life in the Snellville-Stone Mountain area except for when he served in the U. S. Army at Ft. Sill, OK. Mutt retired in 1991 after working at General Motors for 44 years. He was a huge NASCAR fan; always pulling for the Elliott's, the Earnhardt's - and anyone in a Chevrolet! Until just the last few weeks, Mutt always enjoyed the races with a glass of his favorite, Jack Daniel's. Mutt loved being outdoors and regularly worked in his garden and lawn well into his late eighties. But most of all Mutt loved Joan, Byron, Bridget and his extended family and friends. Mutt was the salt of the earth - known and loved by many. The graveside service to celebrate the life of Lamar Pharr "Mutt" Wages will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2023 at 1:00 PM at Eternal Hills Memory Gardens, Snellville, GA. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www. wagesfuneralhome. com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, A Family Company, 3705 Highway 78 West, Snellville, Georgia 30039 (770-979-3200) has been entrusted with the arrangements. "

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