2007-09-15 / Obituaries

Harold Lamb

A memorial service for Harold Lamb, 95, of Newark, formerly Hebron, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the McPeek Funeral Home, 133 S. Prospect St., Granville with the Rev. Wayne A. Zavotka officiating.

Mr. Lamb died Sept. 7, 2007, at Newark Healthcare Centre. He was born July 4, 1912, in Mount Vernon to the late Robert and Opal (Strong) Lamb.

Harold retired from B & L Motor Freight after 44 years and more than a million accident-free miles. He loved the Old West and Indian artifacts. At age 14, Harold was an authentic cowboy leaving home to work on Wyoming ranches. He especially enjoyed panning for gold.

Surviving are his daughters, Marion LoCurto and Valarie Lovell, both of Newark; son and daughterin law, Bobby and Ann Lamb, of San Leandro, Calif.; stepsons and wife, Tom Hardison, of Granville, and Rodger and Val Hardison, of Georgetown, Calif.; stepdaughter, Hazel Sherod, of Odessa, Minn.; brother, John Lamb, of Fredericktown; sister, Mary Ogle, of Mansfield; brothers and sistersin law, Russell and Viola Lamb, of Fredericktown, Charles and Catherine Lamb, of Worthington, and Floyd Lamb, of Lexington; sister and brother-in-law, Edna and John McMorris, of Elizabeth City, N.C.; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Eldora (Ochsner) Lamb, who died in 1975; granddaughter, Leslie Lamb; four brothers; and four sisters.

The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Please visit www.mcpeekfuneralhome. com to sign an online guest book, send condolences, or view Harold's video tribute.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 2269 Cherry Valley Road, Newark, OH 43055.

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