David Lambert Obituary
Dad as a boy - such a handsome young man. Early 70s: Family Picnic at Tanglewood (dad took this photo)

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David Walker Lambert

May 16, 1931 - May 28, 2014
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David Walker Lambert of Centerville passed away Wednesday, May 28 following a sudden illness. Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1931 to John and Mary Lambert, David and his family moved to southern California when he was a child. Following High School graduation, David enlisted in the United States Navy and served during the Korean War aboard the USS Antietam and the USS Valley Forge as an electronics technician (years of service 1948 to 1952, Bronze Star recipient). David's education included undergraduate and graduate degrees from University of California Berkeley. His career as a computer scientist included employment at Bell Labs,...
David Walker Lambert of Centerville passed away Wednesday, May 28 following a sudden illness. Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1931 to John and Mary Lambert, David and his family moved to southern California when he was a child.

Following High School graduation, David enlisted in the United States Navy and served during the Korean War aboard the USS Antietam and the USS Valley Forge as an electronics technician (years of service 1948 to 1952, Bronze Star recipient).

David's education included undergraduate and graduate degrees from University of California Berkeley. His career as a computer scientist included employment at Bell Labs, Raytheon, MITRE Corporation, Digital, and Lincoln Labs. He was selected to represent the United States on the NATO BICES Intelligence Team in Brussels, Belgium.

After retirement, David became actively involved with the Cape Cod Chapter of Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) and The USS Antietam Association. His volunteer work included research for Plimouth Plantation and The Mayflower Society.

David was an avid tennis player and skier. He loved traveling, sailing, hiking, genealogy, and studying the German language.

David is survived by his wife Peggy, son David, daughters Melissa and Juliet, son-in-law John Pratt, and four grandchildren; sister, Dolores Mendenhall as well as one niece and six nephews.

A funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of Victory Church in Centerville on Monday, June 2 at 12:30pm. Private burial will be at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Cape Cod Chapter of SAR (Sons of the American Revolution) c/o J. David Bowie, P.O. Box 65, Dennis, MA 02638. Please indicate your donation is for the Cape Cod SAR scholarship fund.

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