Arthur S. Lamb

May 19, 1924 ‒ May 23, 2007

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Arthur S. Lamb, 83, of Old Mansfield Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Wednesday morning, May 23, 2007 at the Knox Community Hospital. He was born on May 19, 1924 in Batemantown, a son of the late Robert and Opal Etta (Strong) Lamb.

Arthur was a 1944 graduate of the Fredericktown High School and then went on to attend a Trade school in Chicago. He worked for the former American National Can in Mount Vernon as a press operator. Arthur and his late wife, Mildred volunteered for many years for the Innerchurch and were grandparent volunteers at Dan Emmett Elementary School. He enjoyed going to auctions and was a hobby farmer on his 25acre farm. Arthur attended the Berlin United Methodist Church.

Surviving Arthur are his sons and their wives, Dennis M. (Jennifer) Lamb of Fredericktown and Lee L. (Sue) Lamb of Russellville, Tennessee; grandchildren, Annesia Lamb of Bowling Green, Kentucky, Clara Lamb of Russellville, Tennessee, Kyle Lamb of Fredericktown, and Tara Garrett of Mount Vernon; great grandchildren, Halie and Wesley Lamb of Fredericktown; brothers, Harold Lamb of Newark, Chet Lamb of Sacramento, California, John and Russell Lamb both of Fredericktown, Charles Lamb of Columbus, and Floyd Lamb of Lexington; sisters, Mary Danals of Kennersville, North Carolina, and Edna MacMorris of Florida; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Arthur was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred (McIntire) Lamb on December 7, 1995; brothers, Lloyd and Hugh Lamb; and sisters, Bertha, Lela, and Lena Lamb, and Ruth Heslep;

Friends will be received from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 25, 2007 and from 10 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 26, 2007 at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. Burial will follow in the Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Innerchurch Social Services, P. O. Box 1052, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 or to the Berlin United Methodist Church.

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