DeWayne E. "Dee" Lamb, 60

DeWayne E. "Dee" Lamb, 60, of Marion, passed away at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 17, 2021, at Wesleyan Health Care & Rehabilitation Center in Marion. He was born in Tipton on June 6, 1960, to Daniel and Joyce (Evans) Lamb. On Feb. 6, 1982, he married Karen K. Green, who survives.

DeWayne graduated from Eastern Howard High School in 1978. He had worked at Stanley Steemer, Rolling Meadows (maintenance) in LaFontaine, Shirt Shed/Signal Artwear in Wabash, and Greentown Ford. DeWayne lived a life focused on faith, family, farming, and football. He will be remembered as a hard-working and lovingly ornery man who will be missed dearly.

In addition to his wife of 39 years, survivors include his father, Daniel R. Lamb of Greentown; sons, Brice E. Lamb of Marion and Brandon E. Lamb of Marion; siblings, Christina D. (Dave) King of Greentown, Mark A. (Kira) Lamb of Greentown, Kimberly D. (David) Macy of Westfield, and Elizabeth D. (Heath) Meyers of Kokomo; mother-in-law, Beverly June Green; brothers-in-law, Bruce L. (Robbin) Green of Amboy and Jay H. (Jayne) Green of Rocky Point, N.C.; sister-in-law, Linda J. (Anthony) Beeson of Mason, Ohio; nephews, Lee A. (Denae) Green of Converse, Michael O. Kepner of Kokomo, Steven T. Kepner of Clermont, Fla., Aaron W. Beeson of Indianapolis, Paul H. (Jennifer) Beeson of Cincinnati, Ohio, Adam L. Beeson of Mason, Ohio, D. Tyler (Sarah) Catron of Winter Haven, Fla., Luke T. Catron of Kokomo, Joshua D. Macy of Westfield, Benjamin R. Beeson of Mason, Ohio, and Seth D. Lamb of Greentown; nieces, Jennifer M. (Seth) Astrup of Peru, Abby L. (Scott) Groover of Indianapolis, Angie L. (Ean) Armstrong of Amboy, and Josie D. Macy of Westfield; as well as several great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Joyce E. Lamb; father-in-law, William Green; and grandparents, Ralph (Ruby) Lamb and Morris (Mary) Evans.

The family will receive visitors from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 22, 2021, at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, Marion.

Immediately following the time of visitation, a service to celebrate DeWayne's life will begin with Pastor John Clark officiating.

Burial will take place at Mississinewa Memorial Cemetery.

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Posted on 2021 Apr 21