Jeremy Wayne Lavake-February 26, 2012

Jeremy Wayne Lavake, 36, of Amarillo, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012.
Memorial services will be at 4:00 p.m., Friday, March 2, 2012 at Paramount Baptist EXP Worship Center with Dr. Gil Lain and Alan Williamson officiating.  Private family burial will be at Memory Gardens Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Jeremy was born June 11, 1975 in Amarillo to Dwane and Pat Lavake.  He graduated from Amarillo High School in 1994, attended Amarillo College, and graduated from West Texas A&M with a bachelor’s degree in education.  He taught for Amarillo Independent School District for 7 years.  He was a member of Messiah’s House.
He was married to Jennifer Reagan of Panhandle on July 28, 2001.
He was an avid Green Bay Packers fan, played golf, loved many sports, cookouts and spending time with family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Dwane Lavake; grandparents, Herman and Julia Lavake and Lee and Eula Kirkley.
Survivors include his mother, Pat Lavake of Amarillo; a sister, Darla Mastrovich and husband John of San Antonio; a niece, Allison Mastrovich and nephew, David Mastrovich, both of San Antonio; and a loving  uncle, Wayne Lavake of Stratford.  He is also survived by a special aunt and uncle, Virginia and J.C. Bishop of Plano.  Jeremy will be fondly remembered by other aunts, uncles and cousins. 
The family would like to express a “special thanks” to all of Jeremy’s friends who faithfully and lovingly supported him during his time of illness.
The family suggests memorials be made to Odyssey Hospice, 6900 W. I 40, Suite 150, Amarillo, TX 79106; Messiah’s House, 514 Southwest 8th Ave.,  Amarillo, TX 79101; Paramount Baptist Scholarship Fund, 3801 S. Western St., Amarillo, TX 79109, and Mission 2540, P.O. Box 20771, Amarillo, TX 79114.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

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