Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Arthur Allen “Art” Lamb, Jr.

Arthur Allen “Art” Lamb, Jr., age 74, of Shelby, died at his home on Friday, October 14, 2022 following a battle with pancreatic cancer.

Art was born February 18, 1948 in Garden City, MI. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during the Vietnam War in both South Korea and Germany. He spent his entire career in the Industrial Environmental field. Art raced horses for many years. His dad was a trainer and he was the jockey resulting in a hobby and interest that would remain with him throughout his life, especially watching harness racing at the fair. He also loved golfing and fishing.

Art is survived by his sons: Keith (Veronica) Lamb of Shelby, Kevin (Chellie) Lamb of Shelby, and Kirk (Sarah) Lamb of Mansfield; grandchildren: Dustin Erwin (fiancé, Tiffany), Katie (Cory) Davis, Brittany (Ryan) Cains, Gavin Lamb, Kolstin Lamb, Ava Lamb, and Austin Lamb; 6 great grandchildren; a sister: Dorothy Winnie; and Art’s fiancé: Diana Murrin. He was preceded in death by his parents: Helen L. (Snare) and Arthur Allen Lamb, Sr.; and siblings: Doug Winnie, Don Winnie, Harold Winnie, Tim Winnie, and Nancy Poster.

At Art’s request, burial with military honors will take place in Ft. Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, MI where his parents are also buried. Public calling hours and funeral services will not be observed. Memorial contributions may be made to the Shelby Knight of Columbus 1968, where Art had been a member, and mailed to, 250 Vernon Road, Shelby, Ohio 44875.

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Memories & Condolence

  1. Ray & Gaye Shira says:

    Sympathy for your loss and prayers for God’s peace.

  2. Duane and Lisa says:

    Kevin, Chellie and family. So sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers..
    Duane and Lisa Roberts

  3. robie pena says:

    kevin and keith sorry to hear about your father.

  4. Ralph and Marsha Fumo says:

    Cherish the sweet memories! We are so sorry for your loss. May he Rest In Peace with his loved ones who already transitioned to heaven.

  5. Adie, Beth and Brooke says:

    Rest in Peace Dear Friend ❤️

  6. Jason and Tiffany McCoy says:

    Kirk, Kevin, Keith and families;

    So sorry for your loss. Your dad was a great one and always treated us with such kindness and was a great man. We will miss him and offer our condolences to all of you. Hold on to the memories. Prayers for you and your families.

  7. Karen Wagoner says:

    Sorry for the loss of your father.
    Karen Wagoner

  8. Fred Beeching says:

    Kevin, Chellie and family. I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. You are in my thoughts and prayers! Take care.

  9. Nanette Poster says:

    I am so sorry for your loss praying for you all. Uncle Jr was my favorite Uncle on my mom’s side I am going to miss him calling me Garette was my nickname he gave me love u R.I.P and fly high with my mom and dad Grandma and everyone else that is up there in heaven . Love u all Keith, Kevin and Kirk kids too.



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