Willard Locklyn Lambert
Willard Locklyn Lambert, 88, died Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at Good Samaritan Society in Minneapolis, Kansas. He was born June 8, 1928 to Cabe and Matiel Lambert of Jayess. He was a retired farmer in the Manchester, Kansas area and a maintainer operator.
He was serving in the Air Force when he met and married his children’s mother, Wilma Botz. He had lived in Bennington before moving to the nursing home.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Kary Lambert; and sisters, Evelyn Garrett and Marie Travis.
He is survived by his children, Cavin Lambert of Hutchinson, Kansas, and Jan Whaley of Amarillo, Texas; five grandchildren; sisters, Carolyn Bruce of Brandon and Joyce Carpenter of Clinton and many nieces, nephews and greats.
Visitation was held Saturday, January 21 at Bennington Bible Church.