Gilbert Lambert Obituary
 
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Gilbert Lee Lambert

August 14, 1935 - November 24, 2012
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Gilbert (Gill) Lee Lambert of Newalla, passed away Saturday November 24, 2012 at his home from complications of C.O.P.D. He was born in Oklahoma City on August 14th, 1935 to R.B. and Elizabeth Lambert. Gill was a hard worker his whole life having left High School early to help support his family while his father was ill. He owned and operated several businesses including Gills Kerr McGee and Gills Auto Supply in Del City. He also retired as an Engineer from Frisco/ Burlington Northern Railroad. He continued to work until his health deteriorated. He loved auto racing and was the proud owner and builder of many racecars staring out in the...
Gilbert (Gill) Lee Lambert of Newalla, passed away Saturday November 24, 2012 at his home from complications of C.O.P.D. He was born in Oklahoma City on August 14th, 1935 to R.B. and Elizabeth Lambert. Gill was a hard worker his whole life having left High School early to help support his family while his father was ill. He owned and operated several businesses including Gills Kerr McGee and Gills Auto Supply in Del City. He also retired as an Engineer from Frisco/ Burlington Northern Railroad. He continued to work until his health deteriorated. He loved auto racing and was the proud owner and builder of many racecars staring out in the 1950s at Taft Stadium and then was an active member of the racing community for over 60 years. Gill is preceded in death by his parents & two sisters, Doretha Smith & Cleta Heard. Gill is survived by two sisters, Lu Yeager & Roena Sudik; his wife Jimmie Lambert; his Children, David & Kim Lambert, Don & Cookie Dees, Julie Dixon Monty & Cari Crisp, Ronnie & Mary Greene, Chad & Janelle Greene. He was a loving and wonderful Papaw to 16 Grandchildren & 2 Great Grandchildren. Gills friends and family are rejoicing that he is finally at peace in heaven and can breathe again. A special thank you to Shela Newton and Heartland Hospice. Visitation will be 9:00 am to 8:00 pm on Tuesday, November 27, 2012. Funeral Services will be 10:00 am Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at the Crestview Baptist Church, followed by burial at Sunny Lane Cemetery, Del City, Oklahoma.

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