Fredric Alton Lambert, Jr.

Born in Nashville, TN on December 21, 1948

Departed on February 21, 2021 and resided in Springfield, Tn

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Fredric Lambert, Jr, age 72 of Springfield, passed away on February 21, 2021 at Alive Hospice in Nashville, TN.

He was born Fredric “Freddie” Alton Lambert, Jr on December 21, 1948 to the late Fred Alton Lambert, Sr and Lacy Ethelyne Hindman Lambert in Nashville. He graduated from Glencliff High School and Tennessee Technological University with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering. He earned the Best Assembly Drawing his freshman year and then the Best Detail and Assembly Drawing for the department.

After college, he met the love of his life Eleanor Lorene Cook while he was the Training Union Director for Carroll St. Chapel. He was drafted into the US Air Force in 1970 and assigned to the 21st Tactical Air Support Squadron, San Francisco. He served one tour in the Vietnam War as a Ground-to-Air Radio Operator from 1971-1972. Upon his return, he was stationed at England AFB, LA and switched careers to Administrative Specialist where he quickly gained the respect of his commanding officers. He ended his military career with 4 years and the rank of E-4 Sgt. After his honorary discharge, he married the love of his life Lorene on September 20, 1974, and settled in Nashville and later in Cross Plains.

Fredric entered the work force with the Tennessee Department of Transportation in 1983 as a Draftsman and retired with 25.5 years of service in 2011. His hobbies were bowling in city leagues, amateur radios, building model aircrafts, trains, and collecting Americana smoking tobacco paraphernalia.

He was a devoted member of Donelson First Baptist Church, Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, and Milldale Presbyterian Church where he was ordained a Ruling Elder on January 10, 1999, serving the session to January 2001.
Fredric is preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Eleanor Lorene Cook Lambert; survived by daughter, Rachel Elizabeth Lambert Danner; grandsons, Jonathan LeGrand Danner, Nicholas Alton Danner and Ryan Emmett Danner; numerous cousins.

A Life Celebration will be held on March 6, 2021 at 12pm in the Chapel of Springfield Funeral Home with Rev. Rick Robinson officiating. Burial will follow at Mt Olivet Cemetery: 1101 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN at 2pm with David Mcalister, Eugene Mcalister, Keith Rediker, Marlin Warren, Roger Warren, and Tony Huff serving as pallbearers. Honorary Pallbearers will be Dan Green, David Abel, Jerry Carter, Jerry Furlough, Randall Carr, Will Ed Osborne.

The family will receive friends on Friday, March 5th from 1-7pm, then again on Saturday, from 10 am until the time of service. The family request donations be made to Cross Plains Heritage Commission: P.O. Box 7, Cross Plains, TN 37049. Online condolences can be made at

These arrangements were entrusted to Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home and Cremation Center: 4005 Memorial Blvd Springfield, TN 37172: 615-384-5437

12 Comments to Fredric Alton Lambert, Jr.

  1. Scarlet Brubaker says:

    Was so sad to hear of Fred’s passing. Keeping the family in my prayers and sending my condolences.

  2. Yared says:

    It’s my prayer that God will comfort you and your whole family during this sad time. My prayers are with you and your family!

  3. Frank says:

    My deepest sympathies to you and your family, you are in our heart and mind. My condolences on the passing of your father.

  4. Lolie Jones Jr says:

    Rachel, May the Lord God bless and take care of you during this your hour of bereavement.

  5. Amy Mullins says:

    Rachel, May the Lord watch over you in your time of bereavement. Sending prayers to you.

  6. Vicki Freeman says:

    Rachel, my deepest sympathy goes out to you in your time of sorrow. You are in my prayers.

  7. Linda Booker says:

    May you treasure the memories from a life well lived. God bless you and keep you in His peace..

  8. Brian Hughes says:

    I’m very deeply sorry to hear about your dad’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  9. pat carter says:

    i still have wonderful memories of our childhood. Will miss you, Rest in peace dear cousin.

  10. Patrice Hannah says:


    I am sorry for your loss.

  11. JEAN TRAIL says:

    Fred was a dear friend while I was working at the State of Tennessee. But more than that, Fred was a friend to everyone in our areas.
    Sincere condolences to his lovely daughter Rachel and her children.

  12. Jeanna Sizemore says:

    You are in my prayers.

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