Franklin Lamb
Franklin Lamb
  • January 9, 1946 - October 25, 2017
  • Crozet, Virginia

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Our beloved Frankie has gone home to be with his Lord. Frankie was a loving father to Macon Lamb, Candy Perry and her husband Tom Perry. His granddaughter Carly Perry was the apple of his eye.

Frankie cherished times with friends and family. He leaves behind his brothers Danny "Porter" Lamb, Freeman Lamb and his wife Norma, Curtis "Happy" Burress and his wife Carol, and Clyde Gentry, precious former wife Linda Lamb and best friend Minor "Sonny" Garrison, loving sister-in-laws Katherine Ryan, Della Marsh and her husband Billy, Sheila Ralston and her husband Willie, Wendy St. Pierre and her husband Paul, special brother-in-law Mike Shifflett, and father-in-law Ernest Shifflett. He was so very special to Theresa and Tina Lamb, Ernie Shifflett, Amanda, Chuck, and Nathan Ryan, and many other precious nieces and nephews as well as his step-grandson Cody Perry. He also leaves behind two sisters, Paula and Bonona, a brother David, and a sister-in-law Jean Lamb.

Frankie spent much of his time with his extended family at Piedmont Grocery. He had a special place in his heart for Kim, Jessica, Jeremy, Duane, and Jeanette, and everyone else at Piedmont.

He is preceded in death by his brothers Donald "Monkey" Lamb, Willie Lamb, and Charles Gentry, mothers Mary Wood Shifflett and Anna Lamb, sister Shirley Burress, brother-in-law Ernest Shifflett, Jr. and wife Nita, mother-in-law Margaret Shifflett, brother-in-law Charles Ryan, special friends Marshall and Donald Shifflett, and Pam and Rusty Johnson, and his father Fred Lamb.

A funeral service will be held at Prize Hill Cemetery in Boonesville on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 2:00 PM. A family night will take place on Saturday, October 28th from 6-8 PM at Teague Funeral Home in Charlottesville. Condolences may be offered online at

Frankie Lamb was a very special person and will be missed by all. Daddy (Frankie), you are forever in our hearts.