Frederick Edwin Lambert
Frederick Edwin Lambert, age 76, died on February 14, 2020, in Santa Barbara , California.
Fred was born in Los Angeles, Calif, on July 22, 1943 adopted by Clarence and lone Lambert. Freddie was raised in Montecito and Summerland, later moving to their home in Paradise to attend Santa Ynez Valley Union High School, graduating in 1962.
Fred was in the Operating Engineers first working with the family business, Lambert Construction, then with Granite Construction. After a 43 year career, he retired in 2005.
In 1971, Fred married Roban Rennie, and loving the Santa Ynez Valley as he did, they moved there in 1972 first living in Santa Ynez, then moving to Los Olivos, where they raised their two sons.
He was a very social and active man, enjoying most sports, hunting, cars, attending car shows, spending time with his family and friends. He had a fabulous sense of humor, was a terrific dancer and LOVED a good party! Fred was a wonderful husband, great father and adoring grandfather
Fred is survived by his wife, Roban, sons Freddie of Lompoc, Michael (Mindy) of Reno, Nevada. Grandchildren, Jake Lambert , Lompoc, Madelynn and Monty Lambert, Reno Nevada. Sister, Chyrel Owens, brother-in-law, Michael Rennie (Jennifer), Buellton, nieces, Danielle, Katelyn and Heather Rennie. Nephew, Matthew Owens, San Jose. He is also survived by the Lash and Shaw families of Santa Barbara and Carpinteria and numerous friends.
The family would like to sincerely thank Dr. Mariwalla, Dr. Kendle, Dr. Holve, Dr. Ashlock, Dr. Perrin, Dr. Nguyen and Dr. Lam of Sansum Medical Clinic and The Ridley Tree Cancer Center as well as the nursing staff, for their outstanding care and support of Fred. We also like to thank all of our dear friends and family for the loving care and support during his illness. It is so deeply appreciated.
A celebration party will be held at the Ranch Club Mobile Estates Clubhouse, 330 W Hwy 246, Buellton, on Sunday March 22, 2020, at 1p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in his name, to your favorite charity.