(ROANOKE) The funeral for Joseph Harper "Joe" Lambert, 78, of Roanoke will be Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, at 4 p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ronnie Prince and Bro. Jamie Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in the Welch community.

Mr. Lambert died Friday, Aug. 30, at his home.

A Roanoke native, Mr. Lambert was born July 15, 1941, the son of Frank and Lois Lambert. He was a member of the Roanoke National Guard and the owner/appraiser of Reliance Real Estate of Alabama. He served as chairman of the Alabama State Appraisal Board for two terms. He was the first appointed member of the Randolph County Economic Development Board. He was a member of Roanoke Masonic Lodge and Scottish Rite. He was also a 32nd Degree Mason.

Survivors include his wife, Paula Lambert of Roanoke; daughter, De Lambert of Roanoke; granddaughter, Maleah Lambert of Roanoke; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Lambert was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Natalie Lambert; and sister, Frances Fetner.

Pallbearers will be Neil Johnson, Trent Johnson, Trae Johnson, PeeWee Terry, Trae Foster, Tony Moore and Lew Moore.

Memorials may be floral, or the family suggests contributions to the Shriners Hospital of Atlanta (40 M.L.K. Jr. Dr. SE, Atlanta, GA 30312). Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com.

Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.