Charles Kenneth Lambert, age 84, of Mount Vernon, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on May 10, 2020, at Brookdale Senior Living in Mount Vernon.
He was born on July 12, 1935 in Harman, WV to the late Mark and Perninie (Smith) Lambert.
Ken graduated from Harman High School, Harman, WV in 1953. He attended Potomac State College in Keyser, WV and then graduated from West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV in 1958. In 1963, he graduated from The Ohio State University, College of Pharmacy. He entered the Army in June 1958 and remained active in the National Guard til June 1964. For 50 years, Ken thoroughly enjoyed his career as a pharmacist; giving his best to the profession and serving the public with a smile. His hobbies included carpentry projects, playing his guitar, and singing. He was a Charter Member of Lakeholm Church of the Nazarene and over a 50 year member of the Masonic Lodge.
Ken is survived by his son, Douglas L. Lambert and his wife Jaymi (Sanders) Lambert, as well as three step grandchildren; Cameron, Collin, and Mary Grayson. Also surviving are his two sisters, Wilma D. Winter of Upper Sandusky and Anna E. Weidemeyer of Mansfield, along with many loved nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 48 years, Margaret E. Lambert; in addition, three deceased brothers, Blake W. Lambert, Emmett L. Lambert, and Eric W. Lambert, and one deceased nephew, Jerry Lambert.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Lasater Funeral Home in Mount Vernon with Pastor Scott Shapes officiating. A private family viewing will be at the funeral home one hour prior to services. Burial will immediately follow at Eastview Cemetery in Centerburg. Social distancing guidelines will be followed during the services.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to: The Knox County Foundation to benefit the Charles K. and Margaret E. Lambert Academic Scholarship Fund, 101 E. Gambier St., P.O. Box 309, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.
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The Knox County Foundation to benefit the Charles K. and Margaret E. Lambert Academic Scholarship Fu
101 East Gambier Street, P.O. Box 309, Mount Vernon OH 43050