Thad “Buddy” Thomas Lambert, 77, of Ellendale Lane, Taylorsville, passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at his residence.
Thad was born June 20, 1942, in Iredell County, the son of the late George Stanley Lambert, Sr. and Artie Fox Lambert.
He had retired form Kewaunee Scientific Corporation after 29 years as a finisher of furniture. He was a member of White Plains Baptist Church. He loved his church, especially his Sunday school class. He enjoyed deer hunting, fishing, and camping. He loved his wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Including his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, TJ Lambert, and seven sisters and brothers.
Those left to cherish and honor his memory include his wife of 53 years, Sandra Myers Lambert of the home; four daughters, Kimberly Dawn Towery and husband Sammy of Claremont, Debra Lynn Beckham and husband Jimmy of Hiddenite, Jennifer Nicole “Nicky” Hefner and husband Donnie of Hiddenite, and Charlene Barnhardt Smith of Taylorsville; a son, D. Keith Gilleland and special friend Debbie Payne, both of Taylorsville; a sister, Martha Estes of Harmony; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
The family will conduct a memorial service at 3 p.m., Saturday, November 16, 2019 at White Plains Baptist Church. Rev. Tony Daniels will officiate. The family will receive friends from 1-2:45 p.m. prior to the service.
Condolences may be sent to: www.adamsfunerals.com.
Adams Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to be serving the Lambert Family.