Mr. Leonard Lamar Rakestraw, age 68 of Summerville, passed away Saturday, April 22, 2023 at his residence.

Lamar was born in Marietta, Georgia on October 3, 1954, son of the late Howard Lamar Rakestraw and Luella Jane Keown Williams.  He was self employed as a painter, was of the Baptist Faith and enjoyed riding motorcycles.  In addition to his parents, Lamar was preceded in death by a brother, Howard Ray.

Lamar is survived by three daughters and son-in-law, Melissa and Travis Beavers, Hope Turner and Crystal Gaines; sister and brother-in-law, Jayne and Wayne Helton; grandchildren, Brittany Curtis, Bridgette Rakestraw, Kaylee Hendricks, Travis Silvers, Jarred Cooley, Chase Cook, Madison Huskins, Maezie Huskins and Makailey Huskins; great grandchildren, Azalee Owens, Hazeleigh Silvers, Angeleah Curtis, Alexis Rutledge, Braxton Rutledge, Gavin Haney, Legend Edwards and Reyna Stoppelbein; special friends, Denise Rakestraw and Brenda Singleton; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Lamar will be in state at the Coffman Funeral Home and the family will receive friends Wednesay afternoon from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M.

Coffman Funeral Home, Petitt Chapel is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Leonard Lamar Rakestraw.  Please visit to sign our online guestbook and to post condolences.