The Obit For Harry Lamprich

Harry A. Lamprich Jr

Published in the Tulsa World on 2/17/2009

LAMPRICH - Harry A. Jr., of Tulsa died Saturday, February 14. Harry was born in Puxico, MO, on January 15, 1920, but moved with his family as an infant to Tulsa where he lived his entire life.

He graduated from Central High School in 1938 and from Tulsa University in 1942.

He served in the US Navy as a combat pilot from 1943 until the end of the war. He was a decorated pilot having flown numerous combat missions from the USS Essex in a Corsair fighter/bomber.

Following his discharge from the US Navy, he played two seasons of minor league baseball in the Texas League before beginning a business career, initially in the oil business (22 years) and then at Hillcrest Hospital (12 years) before retirement.

He was preceded in death by wife, Joyce Lamprich, and son, Lonnie Lamprich, M.D. Survived by: sister, Helen and her husband Marshall Harris; brother, Harold Lamprich and his wife Eloise; son, Larry Lamprich and his wife Melissa; daughter-in-law, Sally Lamprich; daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and Charles Emerson, Susan Massie and Mike Salyer, Maryann and John Bowman; grandchildren, Jason and Crystal Emerson, Misty and Tim Fantauzzo, Clint and Amy Emerson, Krista and Gordon McClellan, Joel and Jennifer Lamprich, Jonathan Massie, Drew Lamprich, Jefferson and Sara Bowman, Bradley and Mindy Lamprich, and Jennifer Bowman.

In addition there are 14 great-grandchildren. Harry was known as a quiet, capable, man of his word. Service is at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, at 29th and Yale Church of Christ, Tulsa.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Hospice or Hope Harbor. Stanleys 743-6271 Harry A. Lamprich, Jr.