Alan Lambert(1945 - 2014)

Alan "Dee"


Kannapolis - Alan "Dee" Lambert, 68, of Kannapolis, passed away on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family. Dee was born on May 3, 1945 in Buncombe County, son of the late Gaylord W. and Eula Letterman Lambert.

Dee attended Asheville High School, and was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corp. Dee had worked for Dynatex in Asheville. He was a member of Lakewood Baptist Church of Kannapolis where he was an usher, a member of the choir, and a member of the Baptismal Committee. Dee was very active in his church and has served on numerous committees. He enjoyed fishing, playing bingo and making clocks.

In addition to his parents, Dee is preceded in death by his sister, Colleen Gregory.

Dee is survived by his wife, Rhonda Goodman Lambert, who he married on July 15, 2005. Son, Alan Lane Lambert and wife, Rebecca, of Old Fort; daughter, Cynthia Lambert Smith of Pickens, SC; sister, Gay Lambert Meredith of Whittier; grandchildren, Lexi, Logan, Jason, Jacob, Andrew, and Nicole. Step-son, Christopher Lowder, step-daughter, Sheri Isenhour; and step grandchildren, Justice, Nate, Jackson, Sean and Aaron.

There will be a Memorial Service on Saturday at 11:00 AM at Lakewood Baptist Church in Kannapolis, conducted by Rev. Josh Hughes, Pastor. There will be also be a Memorial Service at Western Carolina Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain on Monday, March 3, 2014 at 10:00 AM.

Memorials may be made to Lakewood Baptist Church 806 Kluttz Street Kannapolis NC 28081.

Carolina Cremation of Salisbury NC is assisting the Lambert family. Online condolences may be made at


Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Mar. 2, 2014