Robert E. Lamp, Sr.
A funeral service, celebrating the life of Robert E. Lamp, Sr., 92, of Chapel Grove Assisted Living, formerly of Harbor Hills, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 21, 2012, in the chapel of the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service. Burial will follow in Glen Rest Cemetery, where military rites will be conducted.
Bob passed away on Sunday, September 16, 2012, at Autumn Healthcare Center, Newark. He was born on January 23, 1920, in Summit Station, Ohio, to the late Arthur and Mabel (Carson) Lamp. Bob served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard and was a second generation builder and general contractor. He was also a 60-year member of the Hebron F&AM Lodge # 116, and a long time family member of Harbor Hills Country Club.
He married V. Elnora “Note” Lothes on June 14, 1941. She preceded him in death on March 15, 2000, after 57 years of marriage.
Bob is survived by his three sons: Robert E. Lamp, Jr. (special friend, Diane Billow), Thomas (Deena) Lamp, and Dr. Michael (Pam) Lamp; eight grandchildren, Brittney, Kevin, Keith, Kurt, Dawn, Megan, Lauren, and Erin; five great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by brothers, Arnold and Jim.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 20, 2012 from 5-8 p.m. at the Funeral Home, 285 East Main Street in Kirkersville. Masonic services will be held at 7:45 p.m.
The family wishes to announce they will be holding a reception to celebrate Bob’s life and times at the Harbor Hills Country Club following interment.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Bob’s name to: Hospice of Central Ohio, 2269 Cherry Valley Rd., Newark, Ohio 43055. The family would like to express their thanks to Hospice of Central Ohio for the care they gave Bob in his final weeks.
An online guest register is available at www.hoskinsonfuneral.com Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, Kirkersville, is honored to care for the Lamp Family.