Chester Lamar Itz, 78, of Kerrville, Texas, passed away Saturday, January 9, 2021, in his home in Kerrville. He was born in Fredericksburg to Chester Itz and Bessie Bernhard Itz on January 31, 1942. Lamar was the youngest of two children.
Lamar grew up on the Itz Ranch in Harper with his sister, Ola Ma Armstrong. He graduated from Harper High School in 1961. He was involved in the FFA and 4-H Club, showing registered Rambouillet sheep. He won the prestigious Silver Shears, Silver Tray, Lone Star Farmer Award and multiple Grand Champions.