2014-01-09 / Obituaries

James R. Lambert


James R. Lambert James R. Lambert EUSTIS, Fla. – James R. Lambert, 78, passed away on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at Lake Eustis Care Center in Eustis, Fla., after a lengthy illness.

He graduated from Bellaire High School in Bellaire, Mich., in 1952 and married Nancy A. Moore on Oct. 3, 1953. Jim retired from General Telephone Company in 1988; he then worked for Mid-States Telephone Company for eight years, as a contractor, working in California, Idaho, Louisiana and Florida.

He and Nancy moved to Florida permanently in late Nov. 1996.

Jim is survived by his wife Nancy A. Lambert; three daughters, Debbie (Denis) Barton of Murray, Ky., Vicki (Mike) Bridges of Royal, Ark. and Julie Lambert, St. Mary’s, Ga.; one son, Mark (Karen) Lambert of Gaylord, Mich.; seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; sisters, Norma Barnes and Elsie Athearn.

He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Beth Lambert, on Dec. 28, 2009.

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