Mr. John Edgar Lambert, age 70, passed away Sunday, May 30, 2010, at Johnston Memorial Hospital. He was born in Fries, Virginia, son of the late William Kent and Katherine Heldeth Lambert. He attended Men with a Vision Ministry. John enjoyed restoring cars, especially Ramblers, and frequently attended tractor shows. He also loved motorcycles.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda Lambert; his sons: Barry Lambert and wife Chaesun of Harker Heights, TX; Brady Lambert and wife Loketta of Martinsville, VA; and Benjamin Danner and wife Sandy of South Port, NC; his step-daughter Debra Petry and husband Josh of Abingdon; one brother Bobby Waller and wife Kathleen of Hillsville, VA; three sisters: Patricia Hill and husband Gene; Gail Williams and husband Johnny; and Sue Melton and husband Virgil; all of Galax, VA; four grandchildren: Rebecca Lambert, Elizabeth Lambert, Madison Danner and Maggie Danner; three step-grandchildren: Meghan Roark, Chynna Counts, and Jorden Counts; several nieces and nephews; and his cocker spaniel, Molly. He is also survived by his special friends: Ray and Ann Jones, Bob Wagner, and Don Wirt.
The family would like to offer special thanks to the staff at Johnston Memorial Hospital, especially to Greg and Danny.
The funeral service for John Lambert will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, June 3, 2010, at the Main Street Chapel of Farris Funeral Service with Rev. Tim Norris and Minister Eddie Lawson officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hills Memory Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Roger Gobble, Danny Owen, Perry Wagner, Ray Jones, Josh Petry and Matt Foster. Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Wagner, Rick Mullins, Steve Baldwin, and all his Denton Farmpark buddies.
If you plan to attend the service and are a motorcycle rider, the family invites you to ride your motorcycle as part of the procession to the cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 2, 2010, from 6:00 p.m. Ã¢?? 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.