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William McKinley Locklear

March 8, 1931 ~ June 13, 2020 (age 89)

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Obituary

William McKinley Locklear, age 89 of Laurinburg passed away at his home on Saturday, June 13, 2020.

Born March 8, 1931 in Robeson County, William was a son of the late William Locklear and Pernisha Scott Locklear.  His life work was in construction, a self employed carpenter who built many homes, loved being an inventor and craftsman. He also enjoyed gardening in his spare time.   William was devoted to his family and served as a member of the Wagram Church of God.  To his family, he will be treasured as a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend.

Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by granddaughter, Amber Cox; brother, Teedy Scott, and sister, Shelby Jean Scott.

William is survived by his wife of 68 years, Elizabeth Pate Locklear of the home; his sons, Willie Locklear (Jay), Thomas Locklear (Joanne), Kennedy Locklear; and daughters, Cathy Locklear Hunt (Darryl), Mary Elizabeth Locklear, Maxine Locklear Thomas (Ron); brothers, Hover Locklear, Sonny Scott, Truman Scott, and sisters, Peggy Locklear, Wanda Clark, Rachel Ammons, Barbara McGirt; his grandchildren, Blaine Locklear Thomas, Alex Locklear Thomas, Amy Locklear, Amanda Cox, Heather Cox, McKinley Locklear Thomas, Brandi Locklear McBride, Kelly Locklear, Paige Hunt, Chris Locklear, Blake Hunt; great-grandchildren, Jackson Locklear, Maddox Locklear, Hannah Locklear, Kross Locklear, Jase Locklear, Kaleb McBride, Kennedy Rife, Christian Rife, and a host of loving family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00p.m. on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at the Wagram Church of God officiated by Rev. Ricky Brewer.  Burial will follow in Hillside Memorial Park.      A time of visitation will be held prior to services on Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Wagram Church of God.

 

 

Due to COVID-19 Mandates in order to ensure public safety, attendance for services will be limited.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
June 16, 2020

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Wagram Church of God
21741 McKay Street
Wagram, NC 28396

Funeral Service
Tuesday
June 16, 2020

3:00 PM
Wagram Church of God
21741 McKay Street
Wagram, NC 28396

Committal
Tuesday
June 16, 2020

4:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Park
Hwy. 15 -401
Laurinburg, NC 28352

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