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Wilburn Jerry Lamb 78

Wilburn Jerry Lamb 78

Wilburn Jerry Lamb 78, of Hendersonville, NC passed away suddenly, Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at his home.
He was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County and was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jean Hoots Lamb.
He was a lifelong member of Ebenezer Baptist Church and had attended King’s Grove Baptist Church.
He owned and operated Lamb’s Automotive Machine Shop and built engines for over 42 years. He was an avid drag racer, loved the Blue Ridge Mountains, Bluegrass Music, camping and spending time with the family he loved.
He is survived by a son, Alan J. Lamb of Hendersonville; two daughters, Teresa L. Ownbey and husband Dickie of Hendersonville and Diane L. Blackwell and husband Charles R. of Rochester, Minnesota; a sister, Wilma Summey of Hendersonville; six grandchildren, Jared R. Ownbey and wife Lauren, Rachel Ownbey Haynes and her husband Michael, Autumn and Jacob Lamb, Katherine and Joseph Blackwell; eight great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held 3:00 pm Sunday, June 5, 2016 at King’s Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Phillip Capell officiating. Burial will follow in the Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to King’s Grove Baptist Church.
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.
Jackson Funeral Service is assisting the Lamb family.