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R.A. ‘Joe’ McLamb, 91


R.A. “Joe” McLamb, 91, of Coats died Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Mr. McLamb was born Nov. 8, 1925, in Johnston County to the late Lester and Geneive Temple McLamb. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Pope McLamb; sons, Bobby Carol McLamb and Joe McLamb Jr.; and several sisters and brothers. Mr. McLamb was a land developer in the real estate business. He was a member of Coats Community Church.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. today at Rose & Graham Funeral Home Chapel in Benson. Officiating will be the Revs. Jacob Creech, Jerome Pope and Billy Keith. Entombment will follow in the Ennis Family Cemetery, Benson.

Survivors include son, Dennis Ray McLamb of Benson; sisters, Doris M. Tart of Coats and Dorothy M. Eagerton of Savannah, Ga.; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends today from 1 to 1:45 p.m. at the funeral home, prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to one’s favorite charity.

R.A. ‘Joe’ McLamb



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