2023 Cherry Days Grand Marshal
The Honorable Patrick & Sheri Charlton Lambert
Patrick and Sheri Charlton Lambert both grew up in the Weber County area. Pat grew up in North Ogden and Sheri grew up in West Weber. Both attended Weber County Schools, and both graduated from Weber High School. Sheri attended Weber State University going on to work in finance as a Loan Specialist and Branch Manager with America First Credit Union and Goldenwest Credit Union for a total of 34 years. Sheri was also a member of the Junior League of Ogden. Patrick attended Weber State University graduating in 1971. He then enlisted in the United States Army Reserves where he served for eight years. He also started working for the State of Utah with the Juvenile Court as a probation officer and became a supervisor there. This led to employment with Adult Probation and Parole, where he started in probation and then moved into parole. Later, he worked as a pre-revocation hearing officer for the Utah Board of Pardons. Pat started working for the Division of Youth Corrections as an assistant Regional Administrator in a variety of different capacities. Pat was also the President of the Utah Correctional Association and board member for the Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice-Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Pat was approached by North Ogden City in 1982 to see if he would be interested in becoming a municipal court judge. He was then appointed as the judge for North Ogden City in August of that year. More courts in Weber County sought his experience on the bench. He was appointed to the bench in four other jurisdictions: Washington Terrace/Marriott Slaterville (1994), Farr West (2002), Pleasant View (2003), and Uintah/Huntsville (2007) Justice Courts. After 32 years with the State of Utah, Pat retired from state service in 2004 but remained on the bench. He eventually retired from the Courts after 39 years. He received the lifetime achievement award given by the Board of Justice Court Judges in 2021.
Both Pat and Sheri enjoy traveling and being outdoors. They have enjoyed golfing, UTV riding, and kayaking with family and friends. Both have been involved in community and church activities.
Pat and Sheri are the parents of three children, Sean, Nicole (Meibos), and Kirk. They have 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Pat & Sheri have made their home in North Ogden for the past 50 years and enjoyed raising their family here. They have been married for 52 years.