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Retired Chief Everette “Deck” Dexter Lamb

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Posted at 2:01 PM, Jan 10, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-10 14:02:35-05

Every day, NewsChannel 3 honors Those Who Serve.

Today we honor Retired Chief Everette "Deck" Dexter Lamb.

He proudly served in the United States Navy for 33 years as a store keeper.

His long service included World War II, Korean War, Lebanon Crisis, Cuban Crisis, and the Vietnam War.

Chief Lamb was born in Curtis, Arkansas, but resided in Norfolk.

He enjoyed fishing and was an avid Redskins fan.

Chief Lamb passed away on January 2, 2014.

He was 87 years old.

NewsChannel 3 thanks him for his service.