Jerry Lee Lambert Sr.

Born: Wed., Aug. 8, 1951
Died: Sat., Feb. 27, 2016


Family to do services at later date


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Jerry Lee Lambert Sr.

August 8, 1951 – February 27, 2016

Jerry Lee Lambert Sr. – a resident of Athena died Saturday February 27, 2016, at his home as the result of a house fire.  He was 64 years old.

A celebration of Jerry’s life will be held at a later date.  Contributions in memory of Jerry Lambert Sr. may be made to Alcoholics Anonymous.  Sign the online condolence book at www.burnsmortuary.com.  Burns Mortuary of Pendleton handled arrangements.

Jerry was born August 8, 1951, in Preston, Idaho, to Daniel E. H. and Betty Jean (Henderson) Lambert.  He was raised in Eagle, Idaho, and Meridian, Idaho, where he graduated High School with the class of 1969.  Jerry enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1971. He worked in data processing and was stationed aboard the USS Nimitz.  He was a golden gloves boxer at that time.  He traveled the world visiting many countries during his twenty-yearlong career with the U.S. Navy and retired from service in 1991.  Following his retirement from the Navy, Jerry held many different jobs at various businesses in the area.  He had a very strong work ethic and even enjoyed hard work.  His hobbies included camping, wood working, supporting family activities, traveling, listening to audio books and watching movies.  He enjoyed working with technology and was very computer savvy.  Jerry was a hard worker and a very caring person to all.  He was very involved in attending sports events of all kinds.  He loved to take family trips camping, sledding, picnicking, and to corn mazes or haunted houses; anything to be involved.  He had several health issues which made it difficult for him to be involved in the last few years.  He will be missed by many.  He maintained a lasting relationship with his ex-wife Janet Lambert, they depended on each other for much friendship and love.

Jerry is survived by his son Jerry Lee Lambert, Jr. & wife Nicole of Bend, OR; his sisters: Mary Peterson of Idaho; Jean Reed & husband Floyd of Alaska, Penny Whitehall of Pilot Rock, OR; Rocky Stout of Pilot Rock; Patty Lambert of Pilot Rock; and Kathy Lambert & husband Allen Orr of Pendleton, OR; and a brother, John Lambert & wife Billy of Pilot Rock; as well as thirty-one nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Carolyn Sue Helms, and brothers-in-law Saul Helms, Mike Stout, Jim Whitehall and Galyn Peterson.

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Marsha Pratt
   Posted Thu March 03, 2016
I am so sad to hear about Jerry's passing. I am his cousin and will attend the service. My deepest sympathy for his family.

Marsha

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