Harold Lamb, 78, of Jonesboro, passed away at his home on Friday, November 3, 2023, surrounded by his family. He was born on March 6, 1945, in Jonesboro to Archie Owen and Minnie Belle (Lawson) Lamb. He grew up in the Valley View area, where he helped his grandfather on the HM Lawson Dairy farm. After graduating from Valley View High School, he attended Arkansas State University. Harold enjoyed fishing, hunting, and was an avid sports fan, but most of all he loved children. He started coaching in college and coached for 32 years, where he coached youth baseball, basketball, and softball, in the Valley View area, Jonesboro, Sloan Hendrix, and Pocahontas. Harold was voted the 1977 outstanding young farmer by Jonesboro Jaycees. He was a Valley View 4H leader and active in the Valley View athletic booster club. Upon retirement he enjoyed life as a farmer on the Spring River.
Harold was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his loving wife of 58 years, Justina Justus Lamb; sons, Harold Martin ”Marty” Lamb, and Andrew Kyle ”Andy” Lamb both of Imboden; daughter, Stacy Lea Lamb Aldridge, of Jonesboro; grandchildren, Emily, Jennifer and Sarah Lamb, Katie, Hannah and Leah Mae Aldridge, and Maddyson and Macy Lamb; and six great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be Tuesday, November 7, 2023, 11:30 am at Kellers Chapel
Cemetery, with Bobby Floyd officiating.
The visitation will be at Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.
Honored to serve as pallbearers, Marty Lamb, Andy Lamb, Rick White, Robert Marshall, Garreth James, Lance James, Brian Skinner, and Josh Brand. Honorary pallbearers will be former baseball, basketball, and softball players.
The family requested that lasting memorials be made to the charity of choice.