Gene Richard Lambright


Gene Richard Lambright, 79, passed away May 10, at his home in Goshen.
He was born Oct. 5, 1939, in South Bend, to Amos and Ella (Miller) Lambright.
On Aug. 10, 1963, in Kittanning, Pennsylvania, he married Sylvia Fink. She survives along with two daughters, Wanda (Brad) Stewart, Elkhart, and Sarah (Douglas) Buckles, Goshen; and son, Peter Lambright, Goshen. Also surviving are three grandchildren, Matthew Lambright and Trent Wise, both of Goshen, and Shay Wise, Elkhart; three great-grandchildren, Donnie Shaffer, Kyra Wise and Ellarose Wise, all of Elkhart; and eight siblings.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister.
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the 11 a.m. memorial service Saturday, May 18, at First Baptist Church, Elkhart. Presiding will be Pastor Jim Shrock and Pastor Phil Byars.
Private burial took place at West Goshen Cemetery.
Gene founded and directed several Spanish Bible Institutes in El Salvador, Costa Rica, Goshen and Elkhart areas. He was also a teacher in the Elkhart and Goshen area and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Goshen. In his spare time he enjoyed hunting, beekeeping, collecting stamps and coins.
Waterman Westbrook Clouse Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Published on May 14, 2019
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Wanda Stewart
May 15, 2019
Love you daddy! You will be missed!!
Hank & Rita Alford
May 15, 2019
Sylvia, we are so sorry for the loss of your beloved husband and are praying for you and your family during this time of Gene's Homegoing. Gene has been a blessing to so many. God's amazing grace is sweeter than ever in times like these. Besos
Damaris Ceron
May 14, 2019
Oramos por ustedes Familia Lambright.
Mario S. Calderon
May 14, 2019
The class I mostly remember as his student in El Salvador is Mayordomía Cristiana. Prayers of my wife Letty and I for the family, will see him on Heaven