John Albert "Bert" Lombard, Sr. 68, of Rockwell, passed away on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at his beloved camper in Ararat, NC.
Bert was born on July 14, 1948 in Martinsville VA. He was a graduate of Shenandoah Valley Academy, Bert worked as a Mechanic for Rives Motor Company for over 32 years. Bert loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed spending time at his camper in Mt. Airy where he has been going for over 25 years, and loved going to NASCAR races with his brother.
Bert was preceded in death by Wife, Darlene Moose Lombard, and his parents, Leon and Thelma Blackmon Lombard.
Bert is survived by his son, John Albert Lombard Jr. and wife Ashley of Salisbury; step-Son, Donald Spry of Salisbury; Brother, Robert Lombard and wife Brenda of Rockwell; two granddaughters, Rebecca Lombard and Chloe Lombard; two grandsons, Travis Wilson and Steven Wilson; aunt, Libby Lombard of Rockwell; niece, Renee Ritchie of Salisbury.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Powles Staton Funeral Home, Rockwell, NC.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 1:00 pm at the St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Salisbury, NC, with Rev. DJ Lura, officiating.
Burial will follow in the Brookhill Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers memorials in memory of Bert may be sent to St. Paul's Lutheran Church Improvement Fund 205 St. Paul's Church Road, Salisbury, NC 28146 or Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary 220 Grace Church Road, Salisbury, NC 28147.
Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell, honored provider of Veterans Funeral Care, is assisting the family of Bert Lombard . Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.