Peyton Fentrell McLamb Jr.



Peyton F. McLamb, Jr., age 81, of Hilton Head Island, SC, died peacefully Saturday, June 16, 2018, at home surrounded by his family.

Peyton was born on December 8, 1936, in Brooklyn, NY, and raised in northern NJ, the son of the late Peyton McLamb, Sr. and Esther Marie Johnson McLamb. Peyton graduated from Amherst College with a B.A. in biology in 1958, and from Columbia University with an M.B.A. in 1960. From 1960-1962, he served in the Army Reserves.

His career in marketing and strategic planning began at American Hospital Supply Corporation and continued with Baxter Healthcare Corporation. For several years after taking early retirement, he was an independent consultant for his company, McLamb & Company. Outside of work, he loved golfing, the great outdoors, getting together with family and friends, and actively serving his community.

In addition to his parents, Peyton was preceded in death by his sister, Barbara Ann Lindemann. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Emily Ann; daughters Eve Pawelski (Christopher Pawelski), Gwenda McLamb (Patrick Kelly) and Linda Williams (Todd Williams), and his grandchildren Caleb and Jonah Pawelski, Violet and Iris Kelly.

Peyton will be missed by his wife Emily, his entire family, and his friends.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at Bluffton United Methodist Church, 101 Calhoun Street, Bluffton, SC 29910. A reception will follow at the Moss Creek Club. Burial will follow at a later date at US Military Academy, West Point, NY.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Meals-on-Wheels, P.O. Box 23691, Hilton Head Island, SC 29925, or Hospice Care of the Lowcountry, Inc., P.O. Box 3827, Bluffton, SC 29910.