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Roger Holt Lambey

December 23, 1935 January 26, 2019
Roger Holt Lambey
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Obituary for Roger Holt Lambey

Mr. Roger Holt Lambey, age 83, husband of Nancy Nelson Lambey passed away Saturday, January 26, 2019 at his home.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM Monday, January 28, 2019 at Arbor Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Elliott Smith officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:30 PM prior to the service at the church.

Mr. Lambey was born December 23, 1935 in Ivydale West Virginia to Varies and Rhoda Rogers Lambey. He graduated from Clay County High School in 1953, attended Glenville State College from 1953-1954. He worked for B&O Railroad and taught school at Adair. He moved to Cleveland, OH in 1955. He built 1955-1958 Chevrolets. Mr. Lambey moved to Florida in 1958 and worked for RCA Missile Test Project, helping put the first satellite in orbit and the 1st man on the moon. He also worked for Lowe’s Companies and Louisiana Pacific. He was a member of Arbor Grove Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a grandson; Matthew Lambey and a brother; Edgar Lambey.

He is survived by his wife; Nancy Nelson Lambey who he married in 1955, two daughters; Lisa Parker and husband Mike of Hays, Kathy Higley and husband Mike of Palm Bay, FL, two sons; Tom Lambey and wife Janice of Wilkesboro and Ted Lambey and wife Margie of North Wilkesboro, nine grandchildren; Amanda Kilby and husband David, Hannah Lambey, Leah Lambey, Emily Brown and husband Joey, April Minton and husband Tyler, Paul Hill and wife Ashley, Michael Higley and wife Ashley, James Higley, Michele Going and husband Kyle,
ten great grandchildren; Sophia Hill, Cameron Hill, Cadie Kilby, Colton Kilby, Nessie Higley, William Higley, Caleb Breden, Josh Breden, Aiden Going and Charlotte Going.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Wake Forest Care At-Home Hospice, 126 Executive Drive, Suite 110, Wilkesboro, NC 28697 or Arbor Grove Baptist Church, 196 Arbor Grove Baptist Church Road, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659.

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Visitation

Monday

28

Jan

1:00 PM 1/28/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:30 PM 1/28/2019 2:30:00 PM
Arbor Grove Baptist Church

196 Arbor Grove Church Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Arbor Grove Baptist Church
196 Arbor Grove Church Road North Wilkesboro 28659 NC
United States

Service

Monday

28

Jan

3:00 PM 1/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
Arbor Grove Baptist Church

196 Arbor Grove Church Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Arbor Grove Baptist Church
196 Arbor Grove Church Road North Wilkesboro 28659 NC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Arbor Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

196 Arbor Grove Baptist Church Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

196 Arbor Grove Baptist Church Road North Wilkesboro 28659 NC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Wake Forest Baptist Care at Home Hospice

126 Executive Drive, Suite 110
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Arbor Grove Baptist Church

196 Arbor Grove Church Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
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