Robert Ray Lamb, age 88, resident of rural Bronson, died Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, at Medicalodge of Girard. He was born March 26, 1930, in Bronson, the son of Ray Linus Lamb and Winona Agnes Goodno Lamb. He married Lois Irene Rogers on Oct. 15, 1950, at her familys home in Bronson. She preceded him in death on June 17, 2018. Together, Bob and Lois operated their own dairy farm for many years. Bob loved going to yard sales and farm auctions. He was an all-around handyman who enjoyed tinkering with mechanical things in his workshop. Most recently, he regularly attended services at Dry Ridge Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, R.W. Lamb, Bronson, and Michael Ray Lamb, Pittsburg; two grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Bob had two sisters, Wanda Braden and Shirley Toon. Besides his wife Lois, he was preceded in death by his parents.
Pastors Lon Hale, Michael Miller and Mark Davis will conduct funeral services at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Cheney Witt Bronson Chapel. Cremation will follow with private family burial in the Battlefield Cemetery at a later date. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday evening at the Bronson Chapel. Memorials are suggested to either Dry Ridge Baptist Church or Bronson Baptist Church and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Bronson Chapel, P.O. Box 93, Bronson, KS 66716. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.