86R19302 JGH-D
  By: Toth H.R. No. 830
         WHEREAS, A rich and purposeful life has drawn to a close with
  the death of Montgomery County Attorney J D Lambright on March 9,
  2019, at the age of 69; and
         WHEREAS, Jerry Don Lambright was born on October 25, 1949, to
  Bill and Frances Lambright, and he grew up in Pampa with a sister,
  Pat; he earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical
  engineering from Texas Tech University, and he served as a
  geophysicist and electrical engineer with the Shell Oil Company for
  25 years, including two years as a business interface manager for
  the Shell Exploration and Production Technology Company in Houston;
         WHEREAS, Mr. Lambright later earned a law degree at South
  Texas College of Law, and after retiring from Shell in 1999, he
  practiced civil, family, criminal, and probate law in Conroe for 13
  years; in November 2012, he was elected Montgomery County Attorney,
  and he won a second term in 2016; under his leadership, his office
  was recognized three times as Department of the Year, and in 2014
  and 2015, Mr. Lambright was named Montgomery County Boss of the
  Year; moreover, he served as director and general counsel of the
  Dispute Resolution Center of Montgomery County and on the board of
  the Montgomery County Bar Association; and
         WHEREAS, Active in his community, Mr. Lambright was a member
  of the Conroe Noon Lions Club and the Montgomery County Fair
  Association and a graduate of Leadership Montgomery County; and
         WHEREAS, Mr. Lambright was married to his high school
  sweetheart, Belinda, for 43 years, and he delighted in the time they
  spent riding motorcycles together and attending professional
  bull-riding events; in his leisure time, he also enjoyed playing
  the drums, and he was a licensed amateur radio operator; and
         WHEREAS, Admired for his vision, his professionalism, and his
  integrity, J D Lambright leaves behind a legacy that will resonate
  in Montgomery County for years to come; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 86th Texas
  Legislature hereby pay tribute to the memory of J D Lambright and
  extend heartfelt sympathy to all who mourn his passing; and, be it
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for his family and that when the Texas House of
  Representatives adjourns this day, it do so in memory of J D