Born December 23, 1977, in Huntington, he was a son of Boyce and Anna Lambert of Ranger.
Preceding him in death were his grandparents, John Wesley Maynard and Connie and Eva Lambert, and one brother, Adam Jay Lambert.
TJ enjoyed bingo and basketball.
Additionally, those left to cherish his memory include his grandmother, Alvirda Maynard of Ranger; one sister, Tonya Marie (SSG Samuel) Hensley; two nieces, Zayla and Zoey Hensley; and one nephew, Samuel Hensley, Jr.
Services were held at 1 p.m. Friday, January 14, at the Freeman Funeral Home with Clifford Ellis officiating. Burial will follow in the Weltha Nelson Cemetery at Ranger.
Pallbearers will be his cousins.
The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Freeman Funeral Home of Chapmanville has been entrusted with the arrangements.