David Paul Lamb

Friday, June 26, 2015

David Paul Lamb, 81, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Sunday, June 21, 2015, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, in Nevada. David was born on April 4, 1934, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Walter and Lois (Colvin) Lamb. On Jan. 1, 1968, he was united in marriage to Sharon K. Schulze, in Nevada, and she survives of the home.

David was raised in Allendale, Mo., and graduated from Grant City High School Class of 1952. He served in the United States Army from 1956-58 during the Korean Conflict. As a young man he fell in love with trucking while riding with his father in the gravel truck and following his time in the service he became an over the road trucker. David continued to drive trucks for 57 years until his retirement at the age of 76. He then worked for a time at Wal-Mart as a door greeter, a job which he enjoyed. David loved trucking, family, cheeseburgers and teasing.

In addition to his wife Sharon, survivors include his three daughters, Paula Kay Balk, Nevada, Karen K. Lamb and Travis Pritchett, Nevada, and Evelyn Lamb, Bella Vista, Ark.; granddaughter, Morgan Kay Garren; grandsons, Hunter Balk and Baylor Pritchett; great-granddaughter, Brenli Kay Urena; one brother, Darrell lamb and his wife, Angie, Grant City, Mo.; and several cousins and many longtime friends.

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m., today, at Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada, with Matthew Harper officiating. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at Ferry Funeral Home.

Contributions may be made in his memory to the "Moss House" in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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