John O. Lamont was born March 9, 1933. He passed away peacefully on June 21, 2012 in Montana, where he lived the past 7 years with his wife, Iris, by his side.
He was the son of a Navy man and was fortunate to travel many parts of the world growing up, including Cuba and Hawaii (where he witnessed the attack at Pearl Harbor). He also served in the US Navy and fought in the Korean War.
He lived in Marysville, Washington for over 55 years and retired from the Pacific Grinding Wheel Co. after 33 years. He enjoyed many years of elk hunting with his friends and traveling with Iris. He will be remembered as a kind and loving man who loved to tease those closest to him.
He is survived by his loving wife, Iris; his children, Kim Wood (Jeff), Bob Lamont and Lisa Lamont. He was also blessed with 4 grandchildren; Michelle Lian, Whitney Lindsay, Elroy Lamont and Nicholas Chesley. Great grandchildren; Tanner, Taylor and Gavin. Several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Gertrude Lamont and sister, Donna Torve.
A celebration of John’s life will be held at the Homeplate Pub in Marysville on Friday, August 24th from 2-4 pm.