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Richard "Bud" Lamb, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away July 14, 2017, in Dillsboro, Indiana.
He was born Aug. 14, 1929, in Washington, son of the late Chester Lamb and Esta Dayton Lamb.
He worked as a signalman for CSX Railroad, retiring after more than 43 years of service. He was in the National Guard and was part of the shooting team. Bud was a member of the First Baptist Church, where he served as deacon for several years. Bud's faith was important to him. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, shooting and gardening. He was a great family man and especially enjoyed the grandchildren. He had a good sense of humor and made everyone feel welcome. Bud will be missed by all who knew him.
Surviving are his loving wife of 64 years, Cleta Wuertz Lamb of Aurora; sons Gregory Lamb of Greendale, and Alan (Regina) Lamb of Aurora; grandchildren Jacob Lamb, Zachary Lamb and Jessica Sullivan; great-grandchildren Hunter and Emerson Sullivan; and sister Delores (Kenny) Becker of Oklahoma.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Esta Dayton Lamb; a brother, William Lamb; and a sister, Virginia Bush.
Friends will be received Saturday, July 22, 2017, from noon to 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Aurora, 6060 Blair Road, Aurora.
Services will be held at the church at 2 p.m. Saturday, with Pastor William Secrest officiating.
Interment will follow in the River View Cemetery, Aurora. Contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church. If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at 812-926-1450 and the family will be notified of your donation with a card.
Arrangements are being made through Rullman Hunger Funeral Home. Visit www.rullmans.com
Published on July 18, 2017
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