Mr. Archie Locklear Sr., 82, of 311 Snipes Road, was born November 23, 1929 and departed this life on Monday, February 27, 2012. He is preceded in death by his parents: Mr. Luther H. Locklear and Mrs. Mandy Locklear; his wife: Mrs. Marie Lowery Locklear; his grandparents: Mr. H. Jones, Mrs. Annie Jones, Mr. Flody Locklear and Mrs. Flora Locklear; four brothers: Mr. Marse Locklear, Mr. Martin Locklear, Mr. Curtis Locklear and Mr. Flody Locklear; two sisters: Ms. Zula Mae Canady and Ms. Joyce Jones.
The funeral will be conducted 3:00 p.m. Friday, March 2, 2012, at Riverside Independent Baptist Church with the Revs: Jerry McNeill, Gary L. Locklear, Terry Locklear, David Lowery and Ronald Lee officiating. Burial will follow in the Luther H. Locklear Family Cemetery.
Mr. Locklear is survived by three daughters: Ms. Judith Ann Locklear, Ms. Janice Ruth Locklear, and Ms. Billy Joe Locklear; three sons: Mr. Archie Locklear, Jr., Mr. Waco Locklear, and Mr. Adrian Locklear; two brothers: Mr. Marvin Locklear Sr. and Mr. Marvin Locklear Jr.; five sisters: Ms. Margie Lee McNeil, Ms. Gracie Lee Hammond, Ms. Doris Chavis, Ms. Shirley Scott, and Ms. Jannie V. Locklear; fourteen grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, March 1, 2012, at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.