Douglas Gene Lambert, 79, of Rutland, Ohio passed away on Monday, April 30, 2018 at the Abbyshire Place in Gallipolis, Ohio. He was born on July 29, 1939 in Monaville, WV to the late Raymond O. and Lucille (Bradshaw) Lambert. Mr. Lambert worked as a nurse and was a member of the River of Life Church and the VFW in Mason, WV. Mr. Lambert also served our country in the United States Army and the Air Force.

He is survived by his children, Chris (Melissa) Lambert, Pomeroy, OH, Greg (Sheryl) Lambert, Branchland, WV; grandchildren, Cody and Hunter Lambert and Ciera Older; Brothers and sisters, Ray Lambert, Patty Harmon, And Jennie (Charles) Williamson all of Rutland; sister-in-law, Sharon (Sam) Lewis, Okeechobee, FL and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Shirley Baker Lambert; brother and sister, Mary Ramona Lambert and David Lambert; sister-in-law, Juanita Lambert.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 1 p.m. at the River of Life Church in Rutland with Pastor Sam Buckley officiating. Burial will follow in the Miles Cemetery. Visitation for family and friends will be held 2 hours prior to the service at the church.

Military honors will be presented by the VFW from Mason, WV and The American Legion Post, New Haven.

Arrangements are under the Direction of the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy.

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