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  • Obituary - Robert Charles Lamb 1924-2012

  • Robert Charles Lamb, age 87, Manhattan, died Friday Nov. 2
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  • Robert Charles Lamb, age 87, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 at Meadowlark Hills
    Retirement Community, Manhattan, KS where he had resided the past three years.  
    He was born Nov. 12, 1924 at Macksville, KS, the son of Fred W. and Cora
    (Hockett)Lamb. He was a veteran of WWII serving in the U.S. Army Air Force from
    1942-46. In 1957 he received his Bachelor's from Friends University, his Master
    of Divinity in 1960 from Asbury Seminary, Wilmore,KY, his Master of Pastoral
    Counseling in 1961 from Boston University, Boston, MA, and his Doctor of
    Ministry in 1990 from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX.  Robert was a
    retired counselor and minister with his last full time pastorate at Collinsville
    Community Church, Collinsville, OK.  
    He married Jean Hall in 1943.  To this union was born three children, Judi, Lea
    and Brent.  In 1988 he married Marilyn Guest Hudson.  He was preceded in death
    by Marilyn, and a brother, Bryce Lamb.
    Survivors include Judi Lamb Boland, Lawton, OK, Lea Westervelt, Manhattan, KS
    and Brent Lamb, Lawrence, KS, 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
    A Memorial Service will be 3PM, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 at the Grace United
    Methodist Church, Macksville KS.  In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to
    the Macksville High School Alumni Association in care of Minnis Chapel, P.O.
    Box 34, St. John, 67576.
     

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