Herbert Van "Rocky" Lamb (SAVANNAH, Ga.)

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SAVANNAH, Ga. - Herbert Van "Rocky" Lamb, 84, of Savannah, died Thursday evening at Memorial Health University Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Augusta, Ga., and was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Estelle Shearouse Lamb. He was a Veteran of WW II, and the Korean Conflict, having served in the US Army. He was retired from the US Corps of Engineers, where he served as a Photographer. He was a member of the Isle of Hope Baptist Church, where he served on the Board of Deacons, Publications Coordinator for the church, the Men's Prayer Breakfast Group, and the Jackson Sunday School Class. He was Secretary of the Fix Connery League of the Savannah Bowling Association, an Avid Woodworker, and a Poet. He is survived by 3 sons, Marty L. Lamb, Savannah, Ga., Van L. Lamb (Linda), St. Cloud, Fla., and H. Alan Lamb (Pamela K.) of Brooklet, Ga.; 2 brothers, R. Mike Lamb of Augusta, Ga., and Vernon Lester Lamb of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; 5 grandchildren; and 4 great grandchildren. Visitation: 2 - 5 p.m., Sunday, at the Fairhaven Funeral Home. Funeral Services: 11 a.m., Monday, at the Isle of Hope Baptist Church, with Rev. Waldo Woodcock, and Rev. Myron Fields, officiating. Interment will follow in the Greenwich Section of Bonaventure Cemetery. Mr. Lamb will be taken to the church to lie in state at 9:30 a.m., Monday. Remembrances: Hospice Savannah, Inc., or the Alzheimer's Association. Fairhaven Funeral Home, 2794 W. US Highway 80, Garden City, GA 31408 (912)964-2862 www.fairhavenfuneralhome.net Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-February 7, 2009


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