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Eugene 'Gene' Lambert


September 6, 2018

Eugene Phillip "Gene" Lambert, Jr, 71, passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018, at his residence in Thermopolis, Wyo., following a period of declining health.

 Born August 28, 1946, in Denver, Colo., he was the son of Eugene and Gloria (Golden) Lambert. After high school he served in the US Marine Corps from 1964-1968. He served in Vietnam prior to being honorably discharged in 1968. From 1968 to 1970 he was on inactive reserve.

He and his companion, Debra Gibson, were together for 17 years prior to parting ways.

An Outdoor Lighting Foreman, he was employed in Denver with Sturgeon Electric Company. In 2014, upon retirement, he moved to Thermopolis where he and his family had come many years for vacationing and lots of fishing.

 Gene enjoyed family, fishing, hunting, camping, reading and sports.

Gene is survived by his children, Ricky Lambert, Jarred Gibson and Destiny Gibson; brothers, Kenny, Ronnie and Jim Lambert; sister, Lynn Lambert; grandchildren, Alexzandria, Joleiah and Austen of Denver; and his companion, Lourette McPherson of Alaska.

He was preceded in death by father, Eugene Sr .; and son, Eugene Phillip Lambert III "Little Jeepie".

Memorial services will be held Friday, Sept. 21 at 9:30 a.m. at Fort Logan Cemetery in Denver.

Mortimore Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. Online remembrances may be offered at 



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