Joseph C. Lamb III

Published 11:00 am Friday, June 30, 2023

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Mr. Joseph C. Lamb III, of Mocksville, passed away at his home on Monday, June 19, 2023.

He was born on Jan. 26, 1944 in Clinton, Ala. Joe graduated from Brown High School in Atlanta, Ga. and pursued a career as a Union Iron Worker. He worked for R.J. Reynolds in the distribution center in the early 80s and truly enjoyed his coworkers. He was employed with Davie Jewelers for many years after retirement. He was a Mason and member of the Farmington Masonic Lodge #265 A.F. & A.M. He was a Corvette enthusiast and a member of several car clubs. His passion was building motorcycles. Two were featured in Easy Rider and VQ. Easy Rider invited him to enter the National Regional Bike Show in Ohio, where he won 2nd place in the chopper category. His proudest build, “Psycho Pan”, was showcased in a hardback Easy Rider Ultimate Customs Book.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents; parents; and his father-in-law.

He is survived by: his loving wife, Wanda “Susie” Lamb; his mother-in-law, Glenna “Sissy” Hendrix; and a host of cousins and lifelong friends.

A memorial service will be conducted at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 11 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Rev. Chris Clontz officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be considered for Smith Grove Church, 3492 US158, Mocksville, NC 27028.

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