Mr. Earl Dwight Locklear, 70, of 73 Hanks Drive, Lot 6, departed this life on Monday June 10, 2019 at Southeastern Regional Medical Center with his family by his side.
He was born in Robeson County on September 28, 1948.
Mr. Locklear is preceded in death by his parents, John B. Locklear and Aggie Howington Locklear; a brother, Carlton Locklear; three sisters, Frances Scott, Elsyon Locklear and Geraldine Hunt.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 31, years Diane Locklear; one son, Houston Dwight Locklear; two grandchildren, Katleen Locklear and Houston Dwight Locklear, Jr.; a mother-in-law, Doris O. Hardin; one sister, Janice Graham of Lumberton; five brothers, John B. Locklear, Jr. (Lula) of Lumberton, Douglas Locklear (Margie), Kenneth Locklear of Shannon, Stanton Locklear of Rowland, Gilbert Locklear (Maxine) of Baltimore, MD.
Funeral services will be held 3:00 pm Saturday at Burnt Swamp Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Long, Rev. Keith Oxendine and Rev. Dilly Hunt officiating. Burial will follow in the Burnt Swamp Baptist Church cemetery with military honors provided by the Robeson County Honor Guard.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 pm Friday evening at Revels Funeral Home Lumberton.
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