Jerry W. Lamb

January 1, 2020
Jerry W. Lamb

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Jerry Wayne Lamb , 78, of Newport News died peacefully in his home on January 1, 2020.

A memorial service will be held at 10 am on Wednesday January 8, 2020 at Bucktrout Funeral Home in Williamsburg. Jerry was born on March 11, 1941 in Nebo, North Carolina to the late Roy and Hazel Lamb. He was a graduate of Warwick High School, class of 1959, and finished a 4 year apprenticeship with the Newport News shipyard. He worked 10 years at Newport News shipyard and in 1970 started Walls Alive in Williamsburg with his wife, Faith, and in-laws, Douglas and Ruth McQuatters.

Jerry enjoyed going fishing with family and friends when he was not working. Many people know him as the “Fish Whisperer”. He also enjoyed woodworking and gardening.

Survivors include his wife, Faith McQuatters Lamb; 3 children: Nora Ann Bartlett (Ken), Jim Lamb (Susan), Becky Ligon (Andy); Brother and Sister: Gene Lamb (Coleen), Sara Meadows (Earl); Sister-in-law: Hope Baker (Bill); 2 grandchildren: Oliver Lamb and Kaylee Ligon; and 8 nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to the Amyloidosis Foundation, the National Fish and Wildlife foundation or your favorite charity.


Wednesday, January 8, 2020
10:00 AM

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Williamsburg, VA 23188

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  • January 04, 2020
    Mrs. Linda Alpers says:
    Dear Faith. Sorry to hear the passing of Jerry. I remember the times we shared at the store and meeting your family privately. Fond memories.

  • January 04, 2020
    Mark Wiseman says:
    So very sorry for your loss.

  • January 04, 2020
    Vickie Livengood says:
    Sending prayers,blessings,peace, and love to all of Jerry's family! Give each other a lot of big hugs from me in the days to come. Extra love to Him & Oliver from MA!

  • January 04, 2020
    Kathy Meadows lit a candle:
    Lit since January 4, 2020 at 1:40:53 PM

  • January 04, 2020
    Harold& Shirley Watley says:
    We are so sorry to hear of Jerry’s passing! We sending our love and prayers for comfort to Faith, Nora Ann, Jim, Becky, Sara, Gene and all family.