Rodney Lamont Lamb
Rodney Lamont Lamb

January 21, 1953 - November 4, 2017
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Rodney Lamont Lamb, 64, passed away suddenly on November 4th, 2017 while vacationing with his sweetheart in the Cayman Islands. Rod was a wonderful man, loved by many who called him son, husband, dad and grandpa, doctor and friend.

Rod was born to Lamont and Darlene Lamb on January 21st, 1953. His parents raised him to be a devoted member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He was diligently taught about Jesus Christ and chose to follow the Savior by dedicating his life to serving others. Rod served a full time mission to Japan where he taught others about Jesus Christ.

After his mission, Rod met and married the love of his life Janice Cooley, on August 15th, in the Salt Lake temple. Rod loved going on adventures and enjoyed taking Jan to see many parts of the world. They traveled to Peru, Indonesia, Europe, India, and many other places. He dedicated his life to serving Jan. Rod always put Jan’s needs before his own.

After completing schooling, Rod and Jan moved their young family to Denver, Colorado to join a OB/GYN practice and raise their three children, Chris, Chelsea and Cameron. Through his example Rod taught his children the importance of education, charity, patience, sacrifice and to love the Savior. His children loved their Dad and often asked for his advice and direction. Rod made sure his kids grew up to be successful in their own way and to attend and cheer on Brigham Young University.

Rod’s greatest joy in life will always be his 7 grandchildren. He wanted to be involved in all his grandkids’ lives. He wanted nothing more than to be at every sporting event, dance recital, birthday, and baptism that his grandkids were a part of. He knew each grandchild in their own special way. He loved them very much and always found time to serve them.

Because of his desire to serve others, it wasn’t hard for Rod to dedicate himself to becoming an Obstetrician. Dr. Lamb found great joy in helping deliver babies. He loved his practice and working with those who shared his vision. Rod filled his life with work and family and often sacrificed his own time for others.

Although we miss him dearly, we can find peace in the knowledge that life does not end with death and that families can be together forever.
A memorial service honoring Rod will be held at the LDS Chapel located at 6061 South Havana Street, Englewood, Colorado, on Saturday, November 11th at 11am. The family will greet guests 1 hour before service begins.

There will also be a visitation and service on Saturday, November 18th, at 11am in Salt Lake City at the LDS chapel located at 2115 East Sublette place, (8455s) Sandy Utah, 84093. The family will greet guests prior to the service at 9:30- 10:30am. Interment will be at, Larkins Sunset Gardens, Sandy Utah.

In Honor of Rod's desire to continually serve others, Memorial donations may be made in his name to the Humanitarian Services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who operates LDS Charities and provides aid to people around the world without regard to cultural or religious affiliation.

Donations may be sent to:
LDS Philanthropies/Humanitarian Aid
1450 N. University Ave.
Provo, UT 84604

Or can be made online:
https://www.ldsphilanthropies.org/humanitarian-services

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Memorial Service
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
6061 South Havana Street
Englewood, Colorado United States 80111
Saturday, November 11, 2017
11:00 AM