90, Galesburg, died at 3:20 PM, Tuesday, April 23, 2002 in Rosewood Care Center, Galesburg.
He was born September 12, 1911 in Pontoosuc, IL, the son of George M. and Mary A. Robinson Lamb. He married Macle P. Nelson on October 12, 1952 in Dallas City, IL. She preceded him in death on October 22, 1993.
He is survived by two daughters, Dolores Hancock of East Alton, IL and Charlotte L. (and Floyd) Crose of Orlando, FL, a sister, Maryalpha Cook of Hamilton, IL, five grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by 3 brothers and a sister.
He was a heavy equipment operator for the Amoco Pipeline for 39 years. He retired in 1976. He had lived in Dallas City for several years and in Galesburg for the past 35 years. He was a member of First Christian Church, Galesburg. He was a member of VFW Post 2257, Galesburg. He was in the United States Army during World War II, working in the Chemical Warfare Department. He had served in Australia and New Guinea.
Funeral will be 10:30 AM Saturday April 27, 2002 in Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel with Rev. Ray Cameron officiating. Visitation will be 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM Friday April 26, 2002 at the Chapel. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens with military rites accorded by Ralph M. Noble American Legion Post 285. Memorials can be made to First Christian Church or Community Hospices of America.