Lamar Denby, Jr. was born April 7,1953 and grew up in the small East Texas communities of Patroon and Goober Hill. Attending church revivals, homecomings, and gospel singings with his grandmother, Lela Wilburn Denby, was a big part of his upbringing. She once gave him a LP by The Happy Goodman Family for attending a two week singing school to learn shape notes. There he met Roxanne Miller. He was saved at age seventeen and soon after surrendered his life to preach the Gospel. He and Roxanne were married in 1974. They have three children: JoAnna, Robert and Ashley. They also have three grandchildren: Hunter and Tanner Elliott and Anna Denby.
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People Came From All Around
In a little town called Bethlehem so far away;
a virgin lay her new born son upon a bed of hay.
People came from all around to see this precious sight;
Jesus wrapped in swaddling clothes beneath the starry night.
Passing by many smiled and whispered words so kind;
what a lovely child is this; I wish he was mine.
At a place called Calvary on a hill so far away;
a mother watched her precious son dying for sins to pay.
People came from all around to see this awful sight;
Jesus nailed to a Roman cross when day was dark as night.
Passing by many frowned ...