Benson, NC: Mr. Jerry Jefferson Lambert, age 78, of N. Lincoln Street, passed away on Friday, January 7, 2022 at Alamance Regional Medical Center in Burlington, NC. Funeral Services will be 3:00PM-Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at Rose & Graham Funeral Chapel in Benson, NC. Rev. Larry Wilder will officiate. Burial will follow in Roselawn Cemetery in Benson, NC.
Mr. Lambert was born on November 2, 1943 in Johnston County, NC to the late William Jefferson and Louise Carr Lambert. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Parker Lambert, and a brother, W.R. Lambert. Jerry operated three family businesses, Jerry Lambert Photography, Inc., Jerry Lambert Properties, Inc., and Lambert Auto Sales, during which time he also enjoyed a multi-decade career at Chicopee, a Johnson & Johnson company, later to become known as PGI. Jerry loved to travel, he and his late wife Barbara traveled extensively over the United States, Europe, Canada, and Australia. They were avid campers, having camped in most of the states. Barbara and Jerry enjoyed many hours at their beach home in Emerald Isle, NC.
Surviving include his children, Cathy Lambert Ingle and husband, Michael, and Alan Lambert and wife, Zoila; grandchildren, Morgan Ingle and Fiancé, Luke Holsclaw, Madison Ingle and Fiance’, Bradley Biggs, Mason Ingle, Hailey Lambert, Andrew Lambert, and Maya Lambert; sister-in-law, Doras Parker; brother-in-law, Wallace Parker and wife, Kathleen; several nieces and nephews.
There will be an open-door visitation from 12:00PM-5:00PM on Monday, January 10, 2022 at Rose and Graham Funeral Home in Benson, NC. The family will not be present during this time; however, they will receive friends following the committal service at Roselawn Cemetery on Tuesday.
At other times the family will be at the home 303 N. Lincoln Street, Benson, NC 27504 starting at 10:00AM, on Sunday, January 9, 2022.
In accordance with NC-COVID19 guidelines, the funeral home suggests practicing social distancing guidelines and the three W’s: wait, wash, and wear a face covering. Face coverings are required for all services.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Caring House 2625 Pickett Road Durham, NC 27705. Caring House provides patients at Duke Cancer Institute with peace of mind by providing affordable housing, a healing environment, and a positive and supportive community. Jerry and Barbara both lived there during both of their cancer treatments.
Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson, NC.