WATERTOWN -- Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, February 23 at the Hunter Funeral Home for Mr. Toplovich, 78, of Lebanon.
Born in Warren County, Pennsylvania to the late Paul and Anna Popovich Toplovich, he died Feb. 21, 2009 at his residence.
A US Air Force veteran of the Korean War, Mr. Toplovich owned his own garage where he was an accomplished auto and diesel mechanic. A resident of Wilson County for some 54 years, he was retired from PFG in Lebanon, and enjoyed building radio controlled mini hotrods.
Services were conducted by Rev. Bill Patton. Burial was at the Jones Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include: daughters Ann (Dan Eagar) Toplovich of Nashville and Leslie (John) Reagan of Birmingham, AL; and grandsons Joseph Eagar, Jackson and Henry Reagan.
Also surviving are siblings: Victoria Baker of New York, Daniel and Carl Toplovich -- both of Pennsylvania; sisters-in-law Mary Elizabeth Armstrong and Linda (Larry) Coleman as well as several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Toplovich is preceded in death by his beloved wife Peggie Patton Toplovich and nine brothers and sisters.
Memorial donations may be made to the Tennessee Historical Society, War Memorial Building, Nashville 37243.
Hunter Funeral Home, Watertown, was in charge of arrangements.
"RED" DROVE THE PURPLE TIGERS
WATERTOWN -- Funeral services have been scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 25 at the Watertown First Baptist Church for Mr. Lamberson, 79, of Watertown. Born in Smith County to the late Herbert and Elsie Taylor Lamberson, he died February 23, 2009 at his residence.
Known as "Red" to his family and friends, Mr. Lamberson was a farmer and for 34 years drove a bus for Wilson County Schools. During this time he transported Watertown High athletic teams to sporting events all across the state. He was a US Army veteran, having served in the Korean War era and was a member of the Watertown First Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. at the Hunter Funeral Home and Wednesday from 12 Noon until the service at Watertown FBC.
Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Steve Mathis, Rev. Steve Mayle and Rev. Tollie Cantrell. Burial will be at the Jones Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include: his wife Allie Mai Willard Lamberson and sons: Ronald Ray (Marsha) Lamberson, Earl Dewayne (Sylvia) Lamberson, Randy Kevin (Andrea) Lamberson and Gerald Willard (Sonia) Lamberson -- all of Watertown.
Also surviving are grandchildren Josh (Megan), Cheyenne, Taylor, Peyton, Seth, Autumn, Avery, Hadlee and Preslee; great grandchild Chase Maddox.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Lamberson is preceded in death by son Ronnie Wayne Lamberson. Active pallbearers include: the Deacons of First Baptist Church. Honorary: friends and neighbors.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Watertown FBC Building Fund.
Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.