Lt. Col. Charles Andrew Lambert

March 7, 2014

Lt. Col. Charles Andrew Lambert, 76, born in Vocation, Ala., on June 27, 1937, passed away March 1, 2014, in the Covenant Hospice Wing at West Florida Hospital. He was a graduate of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Perkinston, MS and Florida State University. He also graduated from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff School. He was employed by Gulf Power Company for 25 years (Public Relations), Pensacola News Journal, Historic Pensacola Preservation Board and the Playground Daily News in Fort Walton Beach. He was a Lt. Colonel in the Army Reserves, 361st Brigade for 30 years. He was assigned to the Pentagon for various tours of duty.

He was active in Boy Scouts of America for many years. He would proudly say all three of his sons excelled to become Eagle Scouts. He was also a past president of the American Cancer Society, Pensacola Chapter, Pensacola Chamber of Commerce and Florida State Alumni Booster Club.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Lilla Lambert; youngest son, Todd Anthony Lambert; and sister, Joyce Westmark.

He is survived by his loving wife, Linda J. Lambert; sons, Dr. Mark Andrew and his wife, Pamela and their daughter, Isabella; Charles Douglas Lambert and his wife, Karen and their daughter, Sarah Elizabeth.

Charles lived in Molino, on Sunny Hill Farm, a horse farm with his wife, Linda, for 30 years. He faithfully attended Hillcrest Baptist Church. He was an avid Florida State football fan. He like to run/walk and he accomplished the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, DC on November 1, 1981.

The three loves in his life were: God first, family second and his country third; however, a very close first would have to be his Florida State football team. He lived just long enough to see the Seminoles reclaim the BCC Natinonal Championship.

Honorary pallbearers will be Ernest Spiva, Ed Addison, Gordon Van Mol, Jodey Harper, Steve Salter, Don Patterson, Tommy Cushing, Wayne Westmark, Jay Westmark, David Westmark and Dale Powell.

Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at NAS Chapel with Pastor Jim Reece and Pastor Pat Mobley officiating.

Interment will follow at 2 p.m. at Barrancas National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Covenant Hospice, West Florida Care Center, 3 North, 8383 North Davis Hwy, Pensacola, FL 32514 or the Alzheimer’s Association.

Faith Chapel Funeral Home North is entrusted with arrangements.

Comments

4 Responses to “Lt. Col. Charles Andrew Lambert”

  1. Betty Bryars on March 10th, 2014 12:12 pm

    “Beep” as I always called him, was a warm wonderful person. I have many fond and happy memories of him. My deepest sympathy to his family.

  2. Jane on March 9th, 2014 5:29 am

    So very sorry to hear this and my deepest sympathy to the family.

  3. snoozzi on March 8th, 2014 10:17 pm

    My thought and prayers go out to you Linda and all of the family. Charlie was a great person and will be missed by many.

  4. Chrome on March 8th, 2014 2:50 pm

    THANK YOU For Your Service to Our Country … Sir ! !





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