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Darrel Wayne Lambert
December 12, 1961 - September 12, 2021

Darrel Wayne Lambert

Darrel Wayne Lambert
Dec 12, 1961 - Sep 12, 2021

Darrel Wayne Lambert

Darrel Wayne Lambert, age 59, died on Sunday September 12, 2021 at Ascension St. John Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. He was born on December 12, 1961 to the late Clifford Lambert and the late Martha (nee: Jahner) Shipman.
Darrel was raised in Taylor and attended Taylor Center High School. After graduation, he joined the Army before obtaining his associate degree in college.
In the early 90's Darrel became owner of United Auto Wholesale. He then went on to also purchase Michigan Auto Wholesale.
Darrel enjoyed sailing and camping with Sue. When he was not working, he liked watching football and baseball. He also loved John Denver. Darrel had a special passion for animals. He would always take in strays at the shop and even brought one home.
Darrel was the loving father of Benjamin and Jason (fiancé Melonie). Cherished grandfather of his pride and joy, Arianna. Beloved partner of Sue Kiss. Dear brother of Bob, Tammy (Mike) Courter, and the late Rocky.
Visitation will be held on Friday, September 17 from 2pm - 5pm with a 4 pm Service at Chas. Verheyden, Inc., 16300 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230. A Private Interment will take place at Cadillac Memorial Gardens West in Westland, Michigan.


Albert Johnson on Sep 17, 2021

CandleI am at a loss of words Darrel was my brother my friend.... I have known Daryl over 20 years we sold cars together and laugh together, he was like a brother to me... I remember when we 1st met he brought his wife and sons down to the shop, he had me painted a car for him, I told him no problem and we were friends for over 20 year... My condolences to the family and friends rest and peace my brother... Albert Johnson... P.S BIG AL

Scarlet Tarnowski on Sep 17, 2021

I meant Darrel just a few years ago always enjoyed his company at the Wigs for Kids at my table and at the Blue Goose.I'll never forget when I got my Ford Edge I couldn't find the key to my car he came out to look at it, showed me where it was and how to get it out he laughed and I laughed because I had it my hands all the time. Darrel you will be truly missed 😔 RIP Darrel💕

Doug and Gail Carmean on Sep 17, 2021

I met Darrell over twenty-five years ago when we were buying a car for our son Brad. It was his first car (Ford Probe) and was a great car. I had many contacts with Darrel (and Anita) over the following years as I purchased and also helped him sell cars. We lost track of him over the last several years and were heart broken to hear of his passing. May he rest in peace and our condolences to the family
Doug & Gail Carmean

Theresa and Jim Latchney on Sep 16, 2021

We are deeply saddened by the passing of Darrel. We will cherish all of the great memories made with Darrel and Sue especially the holiday get togethers, boat rides, and blue goose fun. Prayers for comfort for Sue and his family.

Maria Betts on Sep 14, 2021

Darrel was truly a shining light for our entire family. We are so lucky and honored that we got to know him and he invited us so gracisouly into his life. Our heart pours out to Sue and her strength in these times because Darrel was truly one of the kindest, most sincere person we, the Betts family, got to meet.

We will never forget the memories we shared with him, and the late night conversations where our ribs would hurt from laughter. He never failed to spark joy in all of us.

We love you and miss you Darrel.
From: The Betts Family (Maria, Margarita, Michael, Daiva, and Moo Moo)

Monica Jahner on Sep 14, 2021

Darrel, fate in a car accident brought us back together and I was so excited to be back in your life. I hate it all ended so soon. I love you Darrel. I will miss our crazy conversations.

Linda and Lindsay Crosby on Sep 14, 2021

CandleWe are so sad to think Darrel is gone, but not forgotten. Many memories of the happiness he brought our friend Sue, a wonderful man. Rest in peace dear friend and prepare our next journey to see you again x love Linda and Lindsay

Gail Phyllis McKenzie on Sep 14, 2021

Darrel always had a smile and a kind word. What a great guy! We loved Darrel and he will be missed. Prayers for Darrell, his family and for Sue. Gail and Mickey McKenzie

Ginger Evans on Sep 13, 2021

Darrel made living as a family member in his life pretty special. Always laughing and finding ways to make me laugh . Made countless memories growing up. Never forgot about me. My heart breaks loosing you. I will continue prayers for you as long as I walk this earth . You cousin will never be forgotten. ❤️💔💔 Ginger Evans

Sue Kiss on Sep 13, 2021

My love, my partner, my life. ❤️

Tom & Cindy Wagner on Sep 13, 2021

We Loved Darrel very much he was a great guy we had a lot of fun at family gatherings with him may he Rest In Peace our prayers are with him and his loved ones Tom and Cindy Wagner



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