Lamb, Merlin

Louis Merlin Lamb, age 93, of Benton, passed away at 6:00 P.M. on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at his residence.

Merlin was born in Benton on December 30, 1925 to the late Clint and Dora Holley Lamb. He retired from Pennwalt Corporation and was a U.S Navy veteran. He loved country and gospel music as well as playing guitar. He enjoyed spending time fishing and driving down backroads with his wife. Merlin was blessed to have met and loved four generations of his family, especially his daughter, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and his great great-grandson, Jackson. He was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his daughter, Iris Sims and husband, Brian of Benton; two grandchildren, Stephanie Sims and Jarrett Sims both of Benton; two great-grandchildren, Tessa Sims Alexander of Benton and Brea Wimberly of Lexington; and one great great-grandson, Jackson William Louis Alexander.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Beatrice Clayton Lamb; his parents; two sisters, Evelyn Walston and Helen Beyer; and a brother, L.D. Lamb.

Funeral services for Merlin Lamb will be held at 3:30 P.M. on Monday, October 7, 2019 at Filbeck-Cann Funeral Home of Milner & Orr with Rev. Kyle Reeder officiating. Burial will follow at Birmingham Cemetery.

Visitation will begin at 1:30 P.M. on Monday, October 7, 2019 at Filbeck-Cann Funeral Home of Milner & Orr.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to: Solid Rock Baptist Church, 3223 US Hwy 641, Benton, KY 42025.

You may light a candle or leave a message of condolence for the family at www.filbeckandcann.com.


Published 12:00 AM, Sunday Oct. 06, 2019
Updated 02:35 PM, Sunday Oct. 06, 2019

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