Michael Topping Lamb Sr. served in armed forces for 2 decades

Saturday, March 1, 2014 | 3:18 p.m. CST; updated 7:32 p.m. CST, Saturday, March 1, 2014

COLUMBIA — Michael Topping Lamb Sr. of Columbia died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. He was 73.

He was born June 26, 1940, to George and Betty (Topping) Lamb.

Mr. Lamb served his country as a member of the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. After retiring from two decades in the armed forces, he volunteered as a consoler for the community.

Mr. Lamb is survived by his wife, Minhong Li Lamb; and a stepson, Yidong Sun.

His parents died earlier.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W.

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