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Harold E. Lamb

January 22, 1931 ~ February 19, 2015 (age 84)
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    Harold E. Lamb, 84, of Quincy, died at 2:00 a.m. Thursday (February 19, 2015) in Blessing Hospital.

   Born January 22, 1931 in Quincy, Harold was the son of Carl and Lillian Kushion Lamb.  He married his High School sweetheart, Marjorie Dennis, on July 17, 1952 in Union United Methodist Church.  She survives.

   Mr. Lamb served his country in the U. S. Navy during the Korean War.

   A lifetime member of Union United Methodist Church, Harold was a very active member from the beginning, helping to build the church at 11th and State. He was a Past President of the Men's Club and the Fidelis Sunday School Class and had served as the chairman of the Trustee's and drove the church van.  Harold is also a member of Herman Masonic Lodge No. 39, Quincy Consistory, Quincy American Legion Post No. 37, Illinois Police Association, FBI National Academy Association and was a life member of the Policemen Benevolent and Protective Association.  

   Mr. Lamb was employed with the Quincy Police Department for 26 years, retiring as Captain of the Criminal Investigative Division. He was later employed by Burns International Security Service and then as chief of security for Gardner Denver Company, retiring in 1985.

   Survivors include his wife, Marjorie; a daughter, Vickie Lamb of Quincy; two nieces, Donna Jean Lamb of Mesa, AZ and Cathy Frisbee of Roger City, AR; one great niece, Christina Staffieri; and a sister in law, Mary E. Lamb of Mesa, AZ.

   Mr. Lamb was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Carlene Schott; and three brothers, Merle Lamb, Charlie Lamb and Norbert Lamb.

   Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 10:30 in the Union United Methodist Church with Pastor Tim Woodard officiating.  Burial with Military Honors by the Quincy American Legion Post 37 and the U. S. Navy Funeral Honor Guard will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

    Visitation will be Monday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 at the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home and Tuesday morning from 9:30 until the time of services at Union United Methodist Church. Herman Masonic Lodge No 39 will conduct services Monday evening at 7:00 at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to Union United Methodist Church.
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