LAMB, Ret. Lt. Col. Chaplain Eugene Lt. Col. Chaplain Eugene Lamb, US Army, Ret., age 89, of Auburn, passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 from complications of Alzheimer's Disease. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, January 16, 2017 at Norcross First United Methodist Church, one of his favorite civilian pastoral appointments, with Rev. Anna Kate Rawles and Rev. Brenda Westmoreland officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:00 - 2:00 pm. A native of California, Chaplain Lamb served as both a civilian pastor in Washington, Oregon and Georgia and proudly as a Chaplain in the U.S. Army, retiring with over 20 years of service. He was a veteran of WWII and Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star. He was an avid pilot and will be sorely missed by his earthly family and friends who know that he is now eternally joyful to be with his family and friends in Heaven. He has gone to Heaven leaving his wife of 65 years, Myrtle Lamb; his daughters and sons-in-law, Susan Lamb, Penny Lamb-Atkins and her husband Lamar, Genie Rawles and her husband Scott and Betsy Reynolds and her husband Bob; 6 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren; sister, Helen Reynolds. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the General Board of Global Ministries by visiting www.umcmission.org . Online condolences may be left at www.billheadfuneralhome.com . Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, (770) 564-2726.
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