Horace Lamback Sr.

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  • "Rest in peace Principal Lamback. You will be truly missed...."
    - James Butler, Jr.
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    - Harriett Wilson
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    - Jodie Burden Hess
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    - Loraine Cummings

MARTINEZ, Ga. - Mr. Horace T. Lamback, Sr. of Martinez, GA entered into rest on Friday, April 22, 2016 at Lexington Medical Center in Columbia, SC. He was born in Aiken County to the late Arthur D. and Amelia Lamback. Mr. Lamback graduated from Jefferson High School, in Bath, SC. He received a B.S. in Mathematics from Voorhees College, Denmark, SC, a M.Ed. in Counseling, Administration and Supervision from South Carolina State College, Orangeburg, SC, and Ed.S in Administration and Supervision from Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, AL. His academic career included teacher of Math at Jackson High in Jackson, SC; Palmer Elementary, Keysville, GA and Blakney Junior High in Waynesboro, GA. He served as Career Education instructor at Langford Middle, Guidance Counselor at Hephzibah High and later as an Assistant Principal. Mr. Lamback taught Math at Georgia Military College, Fort Gordon, GA and Adult Education. He began his Administrative Career as Principal of Lamar Elementary, Tubman Middle, A.R. Johnson Health, Science and Engineering, and T.W. Josey High School. After his retirement, he became Program Director for The Paxen Group, Inc. in Aiken County. He later joined the Cambridge College Administrative staff in Augusta as Assistant Director. Mr. Lamback was a loyal member of Carpentersville Baptist Church in North Augusta, SC. He dearly loved his church family and pastor and served faithfully as Chairman of the Trustee Board, Deacon Board, Finance Committee and coordinated the Building Fund for the new church. He was a member of the Mass Choir, Male Chorus, and joyfully led many songs that inspired the congregation. Mr. Lamback was a strong supporter of the Voorhees College Alumni Association and served as Treasurer for the CSRA Chapter. He had the distinct honor of serving on the National Executive Alumni Board. He was past President of the RCAE, member of the NAACP, GAE, NEA, NABSE, and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. for 46 years. In that capacity, he served as Basileus from 2001-2004 and was honored as Omega Man of the Year 1995-1996. He was a member of the Richmond County Principals Association Executive Board, Vice Chairman of the GAE's Black Caucus; Outstanding Young Educator, Richmond County, Augusta Jaycees and Richmond County Principals Association Phi Delta Kappa. Mr. Lamback's parents, John and Amelia Lamback are deceased. Survivors include his devoted wife of 39 years, Gwendolyn Fryer Lamback; his two daughters, Tonya Chinn (fianc Jeffrey Johnson), Trenton, SC; and Dr. Timeka L. Cline (Floyd J. Cline II), Kennesaw, GA; his son, Mr. Horace T. Lamback, Jr. (April Lamback), Augusta, GA; his grandchildren, Jordan Chinn, Trenton, SC, Floyd J. Cline III "Trey" and Alaina L. Cline, Kennesaw, GA; his adopted mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Lowe, Augusta, GA. He was youngest of 11 children. He was preceded in death by his brothers Fred Lamback (Mamie Lamback), Philadelphia, PA; Arthur Lamback, North Augusta, SC and sister Susie Lamback Prince (Edward Prince) Atlanta, GA, mother-in-law Mary Fryer Smith, brother-in-law Percy Barnes, sister-in-law Carrie Lamback and brother-in-law Herman D. Fryer. Left to cherish his memory: John D. Lamback, North Augusta, SC; Dr. Charles R. Lamback, Sr. (Judy Lamback), Augusta, GA; Alfonso Lamback (Mary Lamback), Aiken, SC; Fannie Stewart (Rufus Stewart) Bath, SC; Jerrlyn Barnes, North Augusta, SC; Louise Green (Willie Green), Bath, SC; Christine Chandler (William Chandler, Sr.), North Augusta, SC: sister-in-law Clara Lamback, Alexandria,VA. One uncle, Rev. Dr. Nathanial Irvin (Eugenia Irvin), North Augusta, SC; one aunt, Marie Key; a father-in-law Johnny Fryer, Martinez, GA; sister-in-law JoAnn Thomas (Lee Thomas), Kingston, GA; brother-in-law Bobby Fryer, Sr. (LeSherma Fryer), Douglasville, GA; Edith Fryer Larke (special friend Dr. Charles Larke), Martinez, GA; Norma Fryer Cato, Evans, GA; sister-in-law Leona Fryer, Augusta, GA and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Godchildren: Alfonso Demond Gibbs, Rhondi Bennings, Tamara Moody, Danielle Cobb and Marcus Williams. Adopted children: Pamela Cobb, Alberta Long, Eric Bing, Zykeia Curry and several others. The family will receive friends this evening April 26, 2016 at Carpentersville Baptist Church, 415 Carpentersville Road, North Augusta, SC from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. from Tabernacle Baptist Church, Laney Walker Blvd., Rev. Dr. Charles E. Goodman, Jr., pastor- officiating. W.H. Mays Mortuary, 1221 James Brown Blvd., Augusta, GA 30901 (706)722-6401. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com/obits The Augusta Chronicle-April 26, 2016


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