The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


April 13, 2014

Bobby Lambert loved to build and fix things

Sunday, April 13, 2014 — Bobby Frank Lambert, 76 years of age, of Locust, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014, at his home.

Mr. Lambert was born August 5, 1937, in Watauga County, to the late George Stancil Lambert and Elma Sue Lambert.

The family will receive friends from 1:30-3 p.m. Sunday, April 13, 2014, at First Baptist Church, Locust. Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m., officiated by the Rev. Dr. Tommy Ross, the Rev. Dr. Kinney Wallace and the Rev. Ron Honeycutt. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Survivors include his loving wife of 57 years, Barbara Ann Lambert of Locust; daughters, Tamara Pope and husband Tony of Locust and Corletta Barbee and husband Cardell of Stanfield; son, Sidney Lambert and wife Kim of Locust; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Linda Griffin of Concord, Shirley Furr of Arizona and Sylvia Love of Locust.

His family was the center of his life. He enjoyed birds and had an innate talent for building and fixing things.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Stanly County, 960 N. First St., Albemarle, NC 28001.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Lambert family.

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