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Old 23 October 2019, 07:02
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Norman Harold Lambert

I knew Norm Lambert as a kid. He was USMC in Korea and later, when Vietnam broke out, tried to-rejoin USMC but was rejected due to being married with kids. He joined the Army instead and went SF. Norm told me "When I traveled, I always traveled with the best."

RIP Norm...



Norman Harold Lambert, 88, passed away on October 20, 2019. He was born on April 26, 1931 in Daytona Beach, FL.

He was a member of the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame and Ohio Senior Citizen Hall of Fame in 2001. Norm taught as an Adjunct Professor at Columbus State Community College teaching Social Sciences and was a Teacher and then Assistant Principal at Grove City High School for over 10 years. He was a Motts Military Museum Volunteer, historian for Tuskegee Airman, President of Special Forces Association Chapter XLV from 2007-08. Norm was a decorated US Army and Marine Veteran earning 2 Silver stars, 3 Purple Hearts for service in Korea and Vietnam Wars. He taught at West Point for two years and taught the first women classes in 1977-78.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Hector and Lillian Lambert and step-son, Greg Springer.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce, children, Richard (Angie) Lambert, Myra (Steven) Cassel, Yvonne (James) Johnson, Beth (Matt) Hanna, grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8pm, Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at Newcomer, SW Chapel, 3393 Broadway, Grove City, OH.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10am, Thursday, October 24, 2019 at St. Cecilia Church, 434 Norton Road, Columbus, OH 43228.

Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Lockbourne, OH.

In lieu of flowers please donate to St. Vincent DePaul at St. Cecilia Church.

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