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Death Notice – Melvin Ray Lauderdale

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Melvin Ray Lauderdale

December 6, 1960 - September 15, 2021

A celebration of life memorial service for lifelong Lamar resident Melvin Ray Lauderdale will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 27, 2021, at the Peacock Family Chapel with Ian Blacker officiating. Inurnment will follow at the McClave Cemetery.

Per Melvin's request cremation will take place.

Annual Tri-State 9/11 Tribute set to honor active military, first responders, and veterans

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The Tri-State 9/11 Tribute, honoring active military, first responders, and veterans, will take place September 11, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for the parade and then from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Prowers County Fairgrounds in Lamar.

The event is the brainchild of Doug Harbour, a Vietnam War veteran and longtime medical technician, who launched it in 2010 to recognize the efforts of first responders and the sacrifices of veterans.