Arnold R. Lambert, Jr., 77, of Southern Pines, passed peacefully at the FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst on Wednesday, April 15th.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Born in Albemarle, NC, he was the son of Ray and Barbara Lambert and the late Estelle Lambert.  Arnold was raised in Needham, Massachusetts. He enjoyed playing golf, music, birdwatching, and spending time with his feline buddy, Scamp.

Arnold was a member of Southern Pines Elks Lodge No 1692 for many years and served as Exalted Ruler from 1998-1999.  An accomplished musician, he also served as the State Organist for the Elks, and he was a Master Mason with membership in the Southern Pines Masonic Lodge #484.

Arnold was the husband of the late Dorothe “Dee” Warren Lambert.  He was brother to Linda Lee McInerney.  He was the loving father of Shannon Grubbs, husband Rodney, and Lori Shotts, husband Rick and step – father of Wendy Warren and Heather Parks, husband Buddy.  He was the grandfather of Garrett Shotts and Lincoln Shotts, Paul and Sarah Grubbs and Matthew and Olivia Mann and step – grandfather of Alex, Zachary and SummerLyn Parks.

Online condolences may be made at

Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.

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