Samuel James Lamb
He was the son of the late Lester Lamb and Odessa (Coble) Lamb, who survives, of Philipsburg, PA. He was born on October 26, 1944 in Morrisdale, PA. On February 13, 1970 he married the former Nancy Jane Lucas in Philipsburg, PA; she survives at home.
Mr. Lamb was a member of Grace Untied Methodist Church in Philipsburg, PA. He was also a Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of the B.P.O.Elks # 1173 in Philipsburg, PA. Sam especially enjoyed gardening and spending time with his grandchildren. He was employed in the construction industry, worked as a truck driver for a period of time, and lastly worked for Healthcare Billing Consultants in Osceola Mills until retiring in December, 2013. Sam attended the West Branch Area High School.
In addition to his Father, he was preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Virginia “Ginny” (Culp) Lamb.
Along with his Mother & Wife, Sam is survived by: two daughters, Jennifer Rebecca McDonald & her husband Jeffrey of Philipsburg, PA and Susanna Mandell & her husband Nick of Philipsburg, PA; a son, Michael James Lamb & his wife Candee of State College, PA; a sister, Carol DeLucia & her husband Ronald of Curwensville, PA; and three brothers, Roger “Bud” Lamb & his wife Alice of Sanborn, PA, William Lamb of Philipsburg, PA and Paul Lamb & his wife Winnie of Philipsburg, PA. He is also survived by eight grandchildren, Macee Cameron and Atheena Mae Lamb; Landon James, Jordan Rae, and Samuel Asher McDonald; Logan Tayler, Morgan Jaye, and Hannah Jane Mandell; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
The Funeral Service will be held at 11:30 on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at the Grace United Methodist Church in Philipsburg, PA, with Rev. Mark Thumma officiating. Burial will be at the Philipsburg Cemetery in Philipsburg, PA.
Visitation will be Wednesday, March 19, 2014 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home in Philipsburg, PA and from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the church on Thursday.
Military honors will be accorded at the cemetery by members of the United States Marine Corps.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Grace United Methodist Church, 912 E. Pine St., Philipsburg, PA 16866.
Friends may sign the guestbook at: beezerheathfh.com.