James R. Lambert
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.