Dr. James W. Lamberton, D.O. // Service Date, Time and Place have changed

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Service Date, Time and location have changed -see below

Dr. James W. Lamberton, D.O. died at the age of 67, Sunday morning, January 28, 2018 in his home of Brewster, Washington after a courageous battle with cancer.  Jim leaves behind a lifelong legacy of kindness and generosity and was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.  Jim

approached his life with optimism and faith.  He had a smile that could

light up a room.  Jim thoroughly enjoyed his work as an Orthopedic Surgeon,

serving the Okanogan County for nearly 30 years.  Jim’s interests were

broad.  He enjoyed traveling, hiking in the North Cascades, playing tennis

with his wife at the WRAC and spending time with friends and family at the

lake. He also loved music, and especially playing his trombone.  Jim took

opportunities to do short term medical missionary work in Borneo, Peru and

Jamaica.  He was a lifelong member of the Seventh-Day-Adventist church.  Jim

was devoted to teaching others about the Bible through his Bible study



Jim was born in Portland, Oregon on March 11, 1950 to Ned and Verna

Lamberton.  Jim grew up in Washington state, he graduated from high school

at Upper Columbia Academy, where he met and later married his wife of 47

years, Judy.  He then graduated from Warner Pacific College in Portland,

Oregon.  He received his medical degree from Kansas City University of

Medicine and Biosciences.  


Jim leaves behind many broken hearts to those who loved and knew him.  He

was  committed to his family as well as his community and found joy in

serving others.  Even during his final days, he never gave up his optimistic

attitude. He did not let cancer take his spirit.  He will be greatly missed

by his family including his wife Judy, son Greg (Tiffany) of Tacoma,

daughter Jill (Jon) of Kirkland, brother Tom (Helen) and sister Ruth, as

well as his four grandchildren: Alivia, Noah, Drew and Cole. 

SERVICE, Date, Time and Location have changed

A Celebration of Life Service will now be held on Saturday, March 10, 2018, at 2 p.m. in the

Brewster High School gymnasiumBrewster, Wash. 98812.  


Memorials may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network or Brewster

Adventist Christian School


Please leave any thoughts and memories for the family at www.barneschapel.com.  Barnes Chapel of Brewster is entrusted with services.

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