Richard Allen Lambert
November 24, 1933 – July 23, 2020
LAMBERT, Richard Allen, age 86, born on November 24, 1933 passed away peacefully on July 23, 2020. He was the beloved husband of Margaret (Worm) Lambert for 58 years. Richard is survived by his children; James (Ruthanne) Lambert, Rich (Morgan) Lambert, grandchildren; Owen, Adam, Max, Grace, Sam, Vivian and Maggie Rose. Richard is also survived by his brother-in-law, Norman Worm and family. He is preceded in death by his parents; Clyde (Mae) Lambert and Goldie Carter, his sister Joyce Batchelder and sister-in-law Susan Worm . At 8 years old, Richard began selling newspaper extras on the corners of downtown Grand Rapids. Richard was proud to have served in the U.S. Army for 6 years, spending time in Europe, Newfoundland and Texas throughout his time in the service. He was employed at General Motors for 30 years. Richard loved being a snowbird for 27 years in Panama City Beach, FL. He enjoyed combing the beach for treasures. He will be remembered for his great humor. Richard was a proud Grandfather who loved his grandchildren. He enjoyed supporting their interests and celebrating their accomplishments. A time of visitation with the family will be held on Sunday, July 26th from 2-4 PM at Aberdeen Church, 1000 Aberdeen St. NE Grand Rapids, MI 49505. The family will have a private graveside memorial at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to NorthPointe Christian Schools, 3101 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525.