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Charles F. Lamb

June 27, 1947 November 14, 2020
Charles F. Lamb
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Charles F. Lamb, age 73, of Hanna City, passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2020 surrounded by his family.

Charles was born on June 27, 1947 a son of James and Glena (Howard) Lamb. He married Diane M. Unes on October 27, 1978, in Peoria. She survives. Also surviving are his children, Jason (Heidi) Lamb of Bend, OR and Dr. Kara Lamb of New York, one granddaughter, Rosie Lamb of Bend, OR, one brother, Gerald (Carol) Lamb of Peoria, as well as two nephews and four nieces, and numerous great-nieces and nephews.

Charles was a life-time Peoria resident, attending ICC and Bradley University. He worked as an electrician for Ameren CILCO for 31 years until his retirement in 2004. He then worked as an independent contractor for several more years at Ameren. He was an honorary member of the Peoria Astronomical Society, hosting many Star Parties for school children. He was a member of St. Sharbel Catholic Church, St. Mark’s Catholic Church, and the Boy Scouts of America, where he enjoyed being a Scout Leader. He was also a member of the ITOO Society in Peoria and was an election judge. He was a quiet man who loved to help people. He will be truly missed.

A Private Funeral Mass will be on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at St. Sharbel Catholic Church with Chorbishop Faouzi Elia and Fr. Bechara Awada officiating. Due to Covid-19, the family will not be holding a visitation. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in West Peoria, IL.

Memorials may be made to St. Sharbel Catholic Church and St. Mark’s Catholic Grade School.

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Services are private.

Cemetery Details


St. Joseph Cemetery Final Resting Place

2105 W. Heading Ave.
West Peoria, IL 61604

2105 W. Heading Ave. West Peoria 61604 IL
United States

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