Donnie J. Lambrecht

Oct. 5, 1963 – July 12, 2021

Donnie J. Lambrecht, 57, of Bedford, passed away on Monday, July 12, 2021, at I. U. Health Methodist Hospital.  He was born Oct. 5, 1963, in Lawrence County to Paul and Iva May (Brooks) Lambrecht.   He married Stefanie Vaught on Sept. 21, 1985, and she survives. 

Donnie graduated from BNL, class of 1981.  He was retired, having spent 34 years coaching at  BNL, three years active duty in the U. S. Army, and 17 years in the Army National Guard.  He was a former board member of the Lawrence County 4H Fair and a member of the National Throws Coaches Association.  He enjoyed cooking, gardening and playing his guitar.  Donnie loved spending time with his grandchildren and coaching.  He was of the Christian faith.

Surviving to cherish Donnie’s memory are his wife, Stefanie; daughter, Sarah (Craig) Morehead; son, Schuyler (Hannah Fountain) Lambrecht; grandchildren, IvyAnna and Harlan Morehead and Sadie Holler; brother, Phillip (Ruth) Lambrecht; sister, Judy Curren; nephews, Jeff (Missy) Lambrecht, Jason (Leslie) Lambrecht, Jeremy (Heather) Lambrecht, and Jan (Amy) Lambrecht, T. J. (Tracy) Arnold, Brooks (Holly) Arnold and Cody (Mandy) Arnold, J. R. (Amanda) Curren and Blake and Sawyer Conner; and several great-nieces and nephews.

Preceding Donnie in death were his parents; brother, Jerry Lambrecht; sister, Barbara Arnold; and sister-in-law, Brenda Lambrecht. 

Services for Donnie will be at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes in Bedford with Pastor Lee Wildman officiating. Military rites will be accorded by American Legion Gillen Post #33 of Bedford. Visitation will be Monday, July 19th, from 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., also at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel.

Memorial donations may be made to the BNL Track Team. Online condolences to the family may be made at