He is survived by his wife, Earline Luzette Lombard of Fayette; five sons, John A. Lombard Jr. of Cleveland, Tenn., Gayle Lombard of Warrior, Barry Lombard of Jasper, Morris Lombard of Jasper and Wayne Lombard of Austin, Texas; 15 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Monday, April 15, 2013, at 2 p.m. from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Ethelsville Baptist Cemetery. The Rev. Joel Parrish, the Rev. Paul Lombard and the Rev. Norman McCurdy officiated.
Active pallbearers were Gayle L. Lombard, Shawn A. Lombard, M. Rooster Lombard, Wade Lombard, Jonathan Lombard and Buddy Smith.
Honorary pallbearers were Phillip Murphy, Terry Flatt, Tim Nelson, Jerry Crutchfield, Brian Drummond, Hank Hill, Daniel Edwards, Jeremy Self and Derek Mills.
Nelson Funeral Home, Fayette; 205-932-8961