John T. Lamb
January 05, 1921 ‒ August 01, 2015
John T. Lamb, age 94, of Fredericktown passed away Saturday, August 1, 2015 at his home. He was born on January 5, 1921 in Fredericktown, son of the late Robert and Opal Etta (Strong) Lamb.
John retired from General Motors with 28 years of service. He was a faithful member of the Fredericktown United Methodist Church, where he served as maintenance supervisor for over 48 years, retiring at the age of 90. John also had many years as a Cub and Boy Scout leader in Fredericktown. He was an avid fan and supporter of Fredericktown High School Sports. John received many awards from the Fredericktown Athletic Boosters including Fan of the Year. He enjoyed camping, traveling with his camping club, and most of all he loved gardening.
John is survived by his sons, Danny (Michelle) Lamb of Fredericktown and Terry (Mary) Lamb of Cleveland; grandchildren, Megail (Jason) Gaumer, Mike (Hallie) Eisnnicher, Krystal Eisnnicher, Jacob Beeman and Josh Beeman; 8 great grandchildren; brothers, Russel Lamb of Fredericktown and Floyd Lamb of Lexington; sister, Edna MacMorris of Florida; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his wife of 46 years, Elnora Mae (Noble) Lamb; brothers, Lloyd, Hugh, Arthur, Harold, Chet, and Charles Lamb; and sisters, Bertha Lamb, Lela Lamb, Lena Lamb, Ruth Heslep and Mary Daniels.
The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at the Fredericktown United Methodist Church, 123 Columbus Rd., Fredericktown, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 5, 2015 with Rev. Richard Hasley and Rev. Dr. Gary Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fredericktown United Methodist Church or Hospice of Knox County in John’s memory.
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