TJ Lamirand


Tecumseh resident TJ Lamirand, 94, died Sunday, May 5, 2019, in Tecumseh.

The family will receive friends at Walker Funeral Service today (Thursday) from 6-7 pm. Services will be 2 pm tomorrow (Friday) at Temple Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Craig officiating. Burial will follow at Tecumseh Cemetery under the direction of Walker Funeral Service.

TJ was born June 3, 1924, in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, the son of Oscar and Lillie Mae (Newell) Lamirand. He served in the United States Army during World War II and the Korean Conflict. He worked as a civil engineer technician for the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Soil Conservation, retiring in 1982. He later worked for Jim Stacy Surveying Co. On April 26, 1946, he married Deloris Patterson. After her death, he later married Winona Geraldine (Shorter) on Aug. 18, 2006. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church, VFW, and the American Legion. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a wife, Deloris, and several siblings and in-laws.

Survivors include his wife, Winona Geraldine “Jerrie” Lamirand of Tecumseh; three sons, Thomas Jackson Lamirand of Perry, Gerald Ray Lamirand and wife Kathy of Independence, LA, and Charles Michael Lamirand and wife Georgia of Edmond; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.


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