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Francis "Lambert" Howard

Obituary for Francis "Lambert" Howard

December 3, 1930 - December 29, 2019
Owensboro, Kentucky | Age 89


Francis "Lambert" Howard, 89, was relocated Sunday, December 29. He got an offer he couldn't refuse. In the twinkling of an eye, he was there. Walking up to the Lord, in his new glorified body, shaking His hand and saying, "I'm mighty glad to see you."

Lambert was born December 3, 1930 in Whitesville to William Estil and Inez Gertrude Ward. He served in the Navy on the USS Chauncey DD667 and in Guam before marrying Mary Lee Reynolds on January 24, 1953. He was a member of Word and Spirit Ministry Center, retired from Green River Steel after 33 years and coached baseball for several years.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Bill, Sterling, Raymond and infant brother, Thomas and a sister, Joyce McCrystal Coomes.

Lambert was survived by his wife, Mary Lee of 67 years and six children, Lynn Pickett (Jim), Gaye Rogers (Bob), Brian, Neil (Drema), Dena Millay (Chris) and Cindy Payne (Perry); thirteen grandchildren, Carrie, Keith, Nic, Jeremy, Jennifer, Jordawn, Kyle, Adam, Toria, Ryan, Dylan, Emily and Ashlyn, eighteen great-grandchildren with two on the way, and siblings, Joseph M., Michael and Thomasine Millay Boarman.

The funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory where visitation will begin at 12:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please make your donation to Word and Spirit Ministry, P.O. Box 1566, Owensboro, KY 42302.

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900 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
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