Ronnie Lambert, 76, of Paducah, passed away at 2:24 p.m. Monday, August 12, 2019, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Ronnie was born in Paducah on August 20, 1942, to Elmer and Audrey Lambert. He graduated from Reidland High School in 1960 and was employed for 24 years with SKW Alloys, Inc. in Calvert City, Kentucky. Ronnie, also known to many as "The Chief," owned and operated Lambert Gravel and Excavating for over 30 years. He was a longtime member of Bellview Baptist Church.

Mr. Lambert is survived by his wife of 55 years, Carol Copeland Lambert; his daughter, Joely Ann Lambert of Paducah; his sons, Jeffrey Lynn Lambert (Tracy) of Boaz and Joshua Nathan Lambert of Nashville, Tennessee; his sister, Glenda Sue Hobbs of Paducah; his brother, Randal Lambert ("Pete") of Paducah; his sister-in-law, Sherbie Lambert of Paducah; and his grandchildren, Sarah Dockery, Amy Dockery, Connor Lambert, David Dockery, and Destiny Lambert.

Mr. Lambert was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer Lambert and Audrey Mae Lewis Lambert; his sisters, Dorris Ann Lambert and Bonnie Jean Lambert; and his brother, Larry Lambert.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, August 16, 2019, at Bellview Baptist Church, with Bro. Larry Davidson officiating. Burial will follow at Sunny Slope Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, August 15, 2019, and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, August 16, 2019, at the church.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to: Bellview Baptist Church, 4875 Old Mayfield Rd., Paducah, KY 42003 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

All arrangements are being handled by the Lone Oak Chapel of Milner & Orr Funeral Homes.

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