John Lambert

Mount Pleasant

John Dale Lambert, 82, of MountPleasant, passed away Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at the Henry County Health Center in Mount Pleasant surrounded by his loving family and friends.
He was born Sept. 30, 1937, in Burlington, Vt., the son of James Edgar and Ruth Marguerite (Furlong) Lambert. John attended Burlington High School and then UVM on a sports scholarship. John had been recruited by the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox until a double knee injury sidelined his baseball career. John went on to begin a career with General Electric and went on to work in numerous locations throughout the United States. After leaving General Electric, he went on to work overseas in the United Kingdom, Japan and other European/Asian countries. After his retirement, John did consulting work, specializing in logistics, troubleshooting and engineering.
John was united in marriage to Peggy Ann Turnbaugh. From this union, he is survived by his children, John (Sandy) Lambert of Fort Madison, Kelley (Ernie) Manning, JC (Lisa Enke) Lambert and Daryl (Desi) Lambert, all of Mount Pleasant. John also was married to Sandi Lee Bott-Kremholz and he is survived by his children from this union, Brian (Amber) Lambert of Bonny Lake, Wash., Jeff Lambert of Tacoma, Wash., and Cari Lambert of Burlington, along with numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
John was preceded in death by his parents; both wives, Peggy and Sandi; and one brother.
Cremation has been entrusted to Murphy Funeral Home of Mount Pleasant. A private service for family and friends will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family would like memorials directed to the Henry County Health Center for the family waiting room (M204).
The family would like to thank Henry County Health Center for their care of John and compassion during the family's time of need.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at
Murphy Funeral Home of Mount Pleasant is handling the arrangements.

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