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Mr. Norman Harold Lambert, Sr. passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at the Andalusia hospital. He was 91.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, October 5, 2019, in the Chapel of the First Baptist Church. Dr. Kevin Wilburn will officiate and eulogies by family and friends. Special music will be provided by Larry Gunter. The family will receive friends in the Chapel one hour prior to services. The family will have a private interment at Andalusia Memorial Cemetery.
Born in Coffee County on October 27, 1927, to Millard S. Lambert and Maude Mae Dismuke Lambert, he attended college and trade schools studying high tech electrical, refrigeration and diesel mechanics. He retired as a Maintenance Supervisor from Santa Fe International; his work allowed the family to experience residing in the Port of Spain, Trinidad in the West Indies; Aberdeen, Scotland, Egypt and Indonesia.
Mr. Lambert served in the US Navy and was stationed on the USS Gearing Destroyer Vessel during World II in Chaguaramus Bay, Trinidad, B.W.I. and, also during the Korean Conflict. He was member of the First Baptist Church and proudly a member of the Masonic organization as a Scottish Rite 32nd degree. He enjoyed golf, music, yard work and fishing with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Left to cherish his memory is Carolyn Lucas, loving wife of 74 years; daughter, Norma (Bill) Dorsey of Gulf Breeze, Florida; sons, Ronald H. (Beth) Lambert of Trenton, Florida; Jeffrey Brian Lambert of Memphis, Tennessee; and Norman Harold “Hank” (Jane) Lambert, Jr. of Altadena, California; 10 grandchildren, Callie Ann (Tim) Grimes, DeAnna (Matt) Kelly, Jamie Briggs, JoAnna (John) Ochs, Hank (Megan) Lambert, Lane Edward Lambert, Jace Harold Lambert, Elizabeth L. (Krizia) Feraren, Norman James Lambert, Mary Jane Lambert;
7 great grandchildren, Aiden Bell, Ella Grimes, Campbell Kelly, Grayson Kelly, Ronni Lambert, Fisher Ochs, Barrett Lambert.
Keahey Funeral Home of Andalusia is entrusted with arrangements.