Harvey Lamb RALLS- Services for Harvey Lamb, 87, of Ralls will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at the Ralls First Baptist Church with Rev. T. J. Messer and Rev. Richard Harbison officiating. Burial will follow in the Ralls Cemetery under the care of Adams Funeral Home of Ralls. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. today, February 4, 2013, at the funeral home. Harvey passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at the Crosbyton Hospital after a five year battle with cancer. He was born November 24, 1925 in Crosby County on a farm to the late Walton Edward and Cora Viola (Megowan) Lamb. On June 5, 1948 he married Betty Whitlock in Lubbock. Harvey was a member of the Ralls First Baptist Church and a man of great faith. He was a US Army veteran of WWII where he was involved in the Battle of the Bulge. He worked for the Lubbock Police Department from 1955 to 1959 and for 37 years at Midcap Bearing Co. as Inventory Clerk. Harvey was preceded in death by three brothers, H. L. Lamb, Edward W. Lamb and Orville Lamb, and a son-in-law, Brooks Wheeler. Survivors include his wife of almost 65 years, Betty, of Ralls; two daughters, Susan Wheeler of Lubbock, and Janice McDonald and husband Terrell of Greenville, S.C.; a grandson, Stephen Wheeler and his wife Lisa of Dallas; great-grandchildren, Kassy Funes and Mason Wheeler along with numerous beloved nieces, nephews and family members. Serving as pallbearers will be Kassy Funes, Chris McClanahan, Stephen Wheeler, Donald Whetstine, Roland Martin and Dwight Roye. In lieu of flowers, memorials may go to the Joe Arrington Cancer Center or to the Ralls First Baptist Church.
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Feb. 4, 2013