VeteranJohn Lambie

John L. Lambie, 77, of Bartonville died at 7:05 p.m. Thursday, March 24, 2005, at his residence.

He was born March 10, 1928, in Peoria, a son of Alex and Louise Boyd Lambie. He married Barbara Foutch on March 10, 1951, in Peoria. She died in 1986 in Peoria.

He also was preceded in death by one sister and two brothers.

Surviving are one son, Russell (and Barbara) of Brooksville, Fla.; and two granddaughters.

A Navy veteran, he served as a seaman first class and was an active member of American Legion Post 979 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3883.

He had worked at Keystone Steel & Wire Co., retiring in 1982.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Bartonville.

He was a member of Verlin Showalter Lodge 1172 AM&FM.

There will be no services. Cremation was accorded. Schmidt-Haller Burial and Cremation Service in East Peoria was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

From the Peoria Journal Star.

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 3/30/2005

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