Varley Lambert, Jr., 73, of Singers Glen, Virginia, passed away Sept. 3, 2022, at Sentara RMH in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
He was born March 29, 1949, at Cherry Grove and was the son of the late Varley Gus Lambert, Sr. and Alfreda Arbaugh Lambert Vandevander.
Mr. Lambert was a 1968 graduate of Circleville High School. He had worked at Interstate Lumber, Dunham-Bush, 7-11/High’s, Hanover Shoe, Wampler Foods and Dayton Walmart and was a brick layer.
He was a member of the Mt. Olive Presbyterian Church and a past member of the North Fork Church of the Brethren. He had been a Sunday School teacher at both churches.
On Dec. 24, 1971, he married Carolyn Sue Wimer Lambert, who survives.
Also surviving are a daughter, Tonya Lambert of Singers Glen, Virginia; a son, Jody Allen Lambert (Donna) of Linville, Virginia; a special son whom he and his wife raised, Russell “Rusty” Tucker, Jr. of Virginia; two foster sons, Justin Kite and Tyler Williams, both of Virginia; three sisters, Shirley Parsons (Steve) of Harrisonburg, Virginia, Ruby Simmons of Franklin and Linda Wimer (Billy) of Circleville; two brothers, Delbert Lambert (Wilma) of Singers Glen, Virginia, and George Lambert of Stuart, Virginia; two half sisters, Sudie Rose Cross (Tommy) of Riverton and Maggie Arbaugh (Ronnie) of Cabins; two stepsisters, Rebecca Long (Tim) of Elkins and Linda Arbaugh (Larry) of Riverton; four grandchildren, Amber Shank, Luke Lambert, Baylee Lambert and Jayla Kite; and a great-granddaughter, Averie Shank.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, John Lambert; and his stepmother, Patsy Lambert.
The family will receive friends from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. today at Mt. Olive Presbyterian Church in Hinton, Virginia, where a memorial service will follow with Pastor Stacy Meyerhoeffer officiating.
The family will receive friends from 1 – 2 p.m. Saturday at North Fork Church of the Brethren in Cherry Grove, where a memorial service will follow with Pastor Dan Arbogast officiating.
Inurnment will be at the Lambert Family Cemetery at a later date.
Arrangements were entrusted to Kimble Funeral Home in Franklin.
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