Robert R. Lambert, 79, LaGrange

Robert R. Lambert, 79, formerly of LaGrange died Saturday, September 26, 2020, at Lutheran Life Villages Pine Valley in Fort Wayne.

He was born March 18, 1941, in Covington, Kentucky, to George and Mary (Kern) Lambert.

Mr. Lambert was a member of the Catholic Church.

He honorably served in the United Stated Marine Corps from 1958 to 1961.

He retired as a truck driver.

Robert enjoyed fishing and yard work. He especially enjoyed flowers and nice-looking grass.

Surviving are three daughters, Lisa (Mike) Hagar of Leo, Terri (Randy) Wienandt of Hebron, Kentucky, and Lori Novak of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; a daughter-in-law, Kelli Lambert of Hudson; three stepdaughters, Mendy (Ron) Penick of Hudson, Julie (Jamie) Thompson of LaGrange; and Stacy (Nick) Patrick of LaGrange; nine grandchildren, Brad (Rachel) Hagar, Matt Hagar, Ashton (Ryan) Holiday, Dustin (Martha) Lambert, Dakota (Kacee) Lambert, Cierra Craft, Catie Craft, Haley Novak, and Sydney Novak; seven step grandchildren, Bailey Thompson, Ella Thompson, Logan Penick, Gunner Penick, Tara Penick, Gatlin Patrick, and Caliber Patrick; six great-grandchildren; three brothers, Tom (Sue) Lambert of Huntingburg, Jim (Marilyn) Kern of Haubstadt, and Tim (Sue) Kern of Dale; a sister-in-law, Patricia Lambert Slack; and his companion, Barb Forrest of Auburn.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Beverly Ann (Bishop) Lambert in 1995; his second wife, Kathy Madden Lambert in 2013; a son, John Lambert; a son-in-law, Jason Novak; and a brother, Phil Lambert.

There will be no visitation or services.

Private graveside services will be held at Circle Hill Cemetery in Angola.

Preferred memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society.

Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson-Ashley Chapel, 612 North Main Street, Hudson is assisting the family with arrangements.

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