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Clarence “Bob” Winfield Lamb Obituary
Clarence “Bob” Winfield Lamb, 82, peacefully passed away on October 5th, 2015 in Mesa, Arizona. Mr. Lamb, a retired USAF Chief Master Sergeant, was born on August 12th, 1933 in Marion, North Carolina to George Winfield Lamb and Emma Lou Tilley. He was a beloved father and husband; an amazing soul who was loved by so many friends, family, and neighbors. He had a charitable heart that loved to help others and had a great sense of humor.
After graduating high school, he joined the United States Air Force and served for 30 years. He served in the Korean War and Vietnam War, and was the recipient of the following awards: Presidential Unit Citation, AF Good Conduct Medal with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Good Conduct Medal with 3 Bronze Loops, NCO Professional Military Education Ribbon, AF Longevity Service Award with 7 Oak Leaf Clusters, National Defense Service Medal with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, AF Outstanding Unit Award, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with 4 Stars, Small Arms Expert Markmanship Ribbon, AF Commendation Medal with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters, & Meritorious Service Medal.
Following his Air Force career, he continued working on military projects with Garrett Turbine Engines, Lockheed Martin, Northrop, and the Boeing AWACS project with the Royal Saudi Air Force in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, before officially retiring in 1990.
Clarence is survived by his beloved wife Gloria Lamb, his son Robert, his daughters Tonja, Tabetha, Anna, and Cathy, his sisters Ruth, Anne, Ruby, and Virginia, his grandchildren Craig and Matthew, and his great-granddaughter Caiya.
The memorial service and burial will be held at Mountain View Funeral Home & Cemetery at 7900 East Main Street in Mesa, Arizona on October 16th, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.