Mr. Amon Locklear, 92, of 505 Alfordsville Road, Rowland, was born May 18, 1921 and died on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at his home. He is preceded in death by his parents: Mr. John Wesley & Mrs. Ella Locklear; his wife: Mrs. Ada J. Locklear; a son: Mr. Larry D. Locklear; a granddaughter: Ms. Becky H. Hunt; three sisters: Mrs. Alene Emanuel, Ms. Berlean Locklear, and Ms. Judy Locklear; and three brothers: Mr. James Locklear, Mr. Charles Locklear, and Mr. Alton Locklear.
The graveside service will be conducted 3:00 p.m. Sunday, November 10, 2013 at Lumbee Memorial Gardens with the Revs: Larry Oxendine, Ricky Locklear, and Gary Chavis officiating.
Mr. Locklear is survived by four daughters: Mrs. Betty J. Locklear (Jerry, Ethan) of the home, Ms. Evelene Hunt of Laurinburg, Mrs. Judy Hatcher (Clyde) of Rowland, and Ms. Martha Butler of Maxton; a special granddaughter and care giver: Mrs. Marilyn Sencenbaugh; two sons: Mr. Brantley Locklear and Mr. Marcus D. Locklear (Kim) both of Rowland; twenty two grandchildren; twenty seven great-grandchildren; three great great-grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends and family from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, November 9, 2013 at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.