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Bobby Ray Lambert

December 11, 1934 — January 25, 2023



Bobby Ray "Bud" Lambert

Bobby Ray Lambert, known as Bud by his loved ones, son of the late George Lambert and Millie Carlene Hornbeck, was born on December 11, 1934, in Tiptonville, TN, and left this earth on January 25th, 2023, in Puxico, MO age of 88. 

Bobby was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He worked hard to provide for his family. He loved being outdoors, gardening, and being with his loved ones. From an early age, he farmed around Sikeston, MO, and later continued farming and working at Laclede Steel in Alton, IL. During the 1970s, he moved to Bloomfield, MO, with his brother-in-law James Sanders and opened S & L Floor Covering. Bobby spent the majority of his life in the Bloomfield community. 

On January 20, 1951, he married Mary Elizabeth Baremore in Piggott, Ark. 

Bobby lived a full life surrounded by loved ones. Before his passing, he had made peace with The Lord and was ready to reunite with his loving wife of 57 years and his son. Bobby enjoyed his independence, riding around Dexter on his little red scooter. 

Survivors include one daughter, Donna Ruth, and husband, Danny Nelson; two sons, Micheal Eugene and wife Teresa Lambert; and Jeffrey Keith Lambert. One brother-in-law, Barnard Elmer Baremore; four grandchildren, Shawn Robert Lambert and Eric Norden Lambert; Teri Ladawn Crowe and fiance Brett Kelley; Madison Elissa Lambert and many other loved ones. 

Mr. Lambert was preceded in death by his loving wife, Mary; his parents, two sisters; one brother, one son, Stanley Ray Lambert; and one granddaughter, Dacie Ruth Crowe. 

Pallbearers will be Brett Kelley, Brian Baremore, Alan Baremore, Shawn Lambert, Damian Lambert,  and Waylon Zook. Honorary pallbearers will be Barnard Baremore, Danny, Donna Nelson, Michael, Teresa Lambert, Jeffrey Lambert, Teri Ladawn Crowe, Eric Lambert, and Madison Lambert. 

The family sends their love and appreciation to Elara Care, Kay Seiler, and Puxico Nursing Home. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests a love offering be made to North Antioch Cemetery, ? Nancy Beatty 22440 CR 227, Bloomfield, MO 63825.

Visitation will be held Monday, January 30th, 2023 at 10 am at Watkins and Son Funeral Home in Dexter, MO, with the funeral services at 11 am conducted by James Elmer Fitts of Savannah, TN. Interment to follow at North Antioch Cemetery near Bloomfield.
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