Thurston Thomas (Tommy) Lamb, age 62 of Athens went home to be with the Lord, Monday, April 9, 2012 at Erlanger Medical Center.
A native of Cleveland, Ohio, former resident of Meigs County and resident of McMinn County for the past 38 years, he was a son of the late Martin S. and Dorothy Marie Patterson Lamb.
He was a member of Knoxville Avenue Baptist Church where he served as a deacon, was an employee of Bowater and a former employee of Athens Table Co.
Survivors include: Wife of 40 years, Margaret Ann Houston Lamb; two sons and daughter-in-law, Greg Lamb, Tony and Laura Lamb all of Athens; daughter, Teri Lamb of Athens; brother and sister-in-law, James "Roho" and Dianne Lamb of Athens; sisters and brothers-in-law, Ada and David Robinson of Athens; Patsy and Charles Gennoe of Cleveland; six grandchildren, Keri Lamb, Katlyn Lamb, Sydney Lamb, Connie Schaulk Lamb, Hannah DeSherlia and Kelsey DeSherlia; Honorary grandchildren, Nic Houston and Cassie McWilliams; half-brother, Johnny Lamb; half-sisters, Margaret Goins, Frances Belcher, Susie Peeler, Bobbie Wallace, Sandra Ware, Judy Waddel and Alice Karmen.
Funeral services will be 8:00 PM Tuesday, April 10, 2012 in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with the Rev. Chris Hampton and Jerry Wallace officiating.
Interment will be 10:00 AM Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Josh Davis, Gordon Newman, David Robinson, Ronnie Grady, Norm Eaton and Jeffrey Lamb.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM prior to the service Tuesday at the funeral home.