Russell Carroll Lambert, 81, of Winchester, formerly of Harrisonburg, “Came around the Mountain” on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, in a Warrenton, Va., nursing home.

Born in Franklin, W.Va., on Nov. 25, 1937, he was a son of the late Esta John and Lola Mae Eye Lambert. He was also preceded in death by his siblings, Dottie Miller, Imogene Tingler, Clinton Lambert and George Lambert.

Mr. Lambert was retired as a machine operator with Walker Manufacturing. After retirement, he went to work for the Harrisonburg Auto Auction, retiring once again. He proudly served our country in the United States Navy and served on the USS Tomahawk. He was a member of Garbers Church of the Brethren and was an avid hunter, fisherman, singer and outdoorsman.

He is survived by his wife, Doris Jean Lambert, of Winchester; a son, Edwin “Eddie” Russell Lambert, of Seattle, Wash.; a daughter, Dawn Marie Stultz and her wife, Chick Campbell, of Winchester; two brothers, Ervin “Bunt” Dale Lambert and Benny Lambert, both of Harrisonburg; and three sisters, Katie George, Linda Lambert and Kathline Kettlewell, all of West Virginia

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg. Interment with military Honors will follow in Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to a children’s charity of the giver's choice.

Condolences may be shared at www.kygers.com.

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