Bernard “Bernie” Lambe, age 83, passed away Sunday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro, NC. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late Bernard and Jean Lambe. He is the husband of Rosemary Thompson Lambe. A loving husband and father, he was member of LaGrange United Methodist Church, serving on several committees and a member of the Methodist Men’s Group. Bernie was an avid reader, especially historical books. A 20 year, retired veteran of the United States Air Force, he worked for Acme United and Joy Manufacturing Company. He also worked with the Defense Logistics Agency. A man of many talents, he was a true patriot, well acquainted with the United States Constitution, Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence. It was fitting his birthday, June 14th, is also designated by Congress as Flag Day.
A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. at LaGrange United Methodist Church, 213 S. Caswell Street, LaGrange, NC 28551.
Along with his wife, he is survived by his son, Bernard Lambe, Jr. and wife, Dana, of Albuquerque, NM; his daughter, Patti Summerlin of Hamilton, OH; step sons, Dee Sugg and Randy Sugg, both of Goldsboro, NC; step daughter, Sandra “Sandy” Sugg Teasley and husband, Jeff of Morehead City, NC; grandsons, Chris Lambe, Bryan Lambe and Josh Summerlin; sister, Jean Gantert of Old Saybrook, CT.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Chris Lambe as well as a brother and three sisters.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to LaGrange United Methodist Church, 213 S. Caswell Street, LaGrange, NC 28551, Samaritan’s Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607 or Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Ct., Goldsboro, NC 27534.
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Lambe family and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com.
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