Lamar passed away very peacefully, Friday, January 21.
Lamar Fike in hospital: Lamar Fike, member of the Memphis
Mafia was hospitalised last year in October for lymphoma.
Unfortunately he did not improve and was
sent back to the hospital about a month ago.
Outside of Red West, Lamar Fike was with Elvis the longest and he
remained close to him until Elvis' passing. Lamar was also very close to Elvis' mother.
Lamar Fike wishes to be cremated will be carried out and the Brown, Owen,
Brumley Funeral Home, Ft.Worth are handling his funeral.
bought Fike a number of cars and when drafted in 1958 Fike tried to
enlist but was turned down because of his weight problem.
For a time in 1962 Fike left the Elvis inner circle to become the
manager foe singer Brenda Lee only to return a few years later
Lamar Fike became infamous three Memphis Mafia members when he was
accredited in the Albert Goldman book ELVIS
Lamar Fike and Elvis Presley Hilton International Las Vegas 1969