Robert Jackson Lamb

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Mr. Robert J. Lamb, 82, entered into the presence of our Lord and Savior on Sunday, July 23, 2017, at Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home.

Funeral services will be held Friday, July 28, 2017 at 11:00 AM from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with the Reverend Joe Lennon officiating.

Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Mr. Lamb was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 65 years, Frankie Walden Lamb, a son, Robert Terrell Lamb, and his siblings, Louis Lamb and Mattie Mae Chalker.

Survivors include his son Barry Lamb (Jeanna) of Blythe, Georgia and daughter, Tina Lamb Lancaster (Walter) of Augusta, Georgia. Other survivors include brothers, Joe Lamb (Renee), Gene Lamb (Karen) and sisters Patsy Poss (John) and Katherine English (Joel), granddaughters Crystal Brodie (Robert) of Aiken, S.C. and Tabitha Datka (Stephen) of Augusta.

Mr. Lamb was the son of the late Russell and Thelma Lamb of Gibson, Georgia. He was a native of Gibson, Georgia and had made Augusta his home for most all his adult life. Mr. Lamb retired from International Paper Board. He was an Army War Veteran in the Korean War. Mr. Lamb was a Mason for over 50 years and a member of the Fleming Masonic Lodge #718. He attended the Augusta First Church of the Nazarene. Mr. Lamb enjoyed wood working, antiques, and working in his shop. He was a devoted husband and father.

The family wishes to thank the 3rd Floor Staff of the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home and his personal caregiver, Mrs. Rhonda Vann, for which they are eternally grateful.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home two hours prior to the service beginning at 9:00 AM.

Memorial Contributions may be sent to the Augusta First Church of the Nazarene Building Fund, 2044 Lumpkin Road, P.O. Box 5461, Augusta, GA 30906.

Chance and Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Rd., Augusta, Ga. 30906.

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