Arcine Lamberson, age 72, of Ulysses, Kansas died Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital in Ulysses, Kansas. He was born May 11, 1941 in Dumont, Texas, the son of Wilber Lee and Tempie (Overton) Lamberson.
Arcine moved to Hugoton when he was in the 5th grade. In 1955, he moved to Ulysses and graduated from Grant County Rural High School in 1959. Arcine married Linda Thompson on June 26, 1960 in Ulysses, Kansas. He was a butcher for Hi-Low Foods and IGA during his high school years and his early 20’s. He then moved to a life long career with John Deere; working many years in Ulysses and also managing SteveCo Implement in Hugoton, where he worked until his retirement. After a year of retirement, he worked in the maintenance department of Pioneer Electric in Ulysses. Arcine loved old cars and playing with his grandkids. He enjoyed yard work, working on the house, and tinkering. He enjoyed antiquing and collected lemon juicers and John Deere items.
He is survived by his wife, Linda of their home; daughter, Holly Mathes and husband Allen of Ulysses, Kansas; brothers, Kenneth of North Carolina, Glynn of Washington, Gail of Ulysses, Kansas, Garry of Washington, and Wayne of Ulysses, Kansas; sister, Ginger Kilburn of Independence, Missouri; three grandchildren, Adam, Emily, and Jake; and six great-grandchildren, Leah, Addison, Chayden, Chaunee, Cash, and Claude.
Arcine is preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, James, Gene, Earl, Rod, and David.
Memorial Service: 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the Shelton Memorial Christian Church in Ulysses, Kansas with Reverend Kelly Gindlesberger and Reverend Sam Bynum officiating.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Ulysses Animal Shelter or the Shelton Memorial Christian Church in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave, Ulysses, KS 67880.