Lamarr Hayes Gordon was born October 31, 1954 in Cleveland OH. He was the son of the late Dorothy Mae and Frank Hayes.
Lamarr matriculated in the Cleveland Public School System. After he graduated from high school, he attended Kent State University. During his tenure at Kent State, Lamarr pledged with Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc, EE chapter “Mau Mau”. In the mid-70s, Lamarr relocated to Los Angeles, CA where he resided for many years. When he returned to Cleveland, OH, he worked for Greyhound Bus Line, The U.S. Postal Service and JB Hunt Trucking.
Lamarr affectionately known as “Marty” by family and friends, loved music, especially jazz! He enjoyed concerts. Back in the day, Lamar sang in a group named “The Puzzle People”. He also loved cooking on the grill and spending time with family.
Lamarr leaves to mourn one daughter, Lucretia Ware; three sisters, Linda Kirkman (Rob), Loretta Anderson, Janice White, sister in love Davita Gordon and one brother, Henry Hayes; Two aunts Ruth Savage and Jeanette Alexander; two grandchildren Jameeka and Elijah; one great grandson, Jaimond and a host of relatives and friends.
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