Mr. Billy Locklear, 72, of 23 Britton Farm Road, Pembroke, died Friday August 15, 2014. Mr. Locklear was born in Robeson County on June 22, 1942. He is the son of the late Mr. Braxton and Mrs. Mary O. Locklear. He is preceded in death by his first wife: Mrs. Clara B. Locklear; a son: Mr. David Locklear; a step-daughter: Ms. Deena Lowery; three brothers: Mr. Colonel Locklear, Mr. Monson Locklear, and Mr. Harlie W. Locklear; five sisters: Mrs. Viola Hunt, Mrs. Quessie M. Locklear, Mrs. Reola Locklear, Mrs. Blue Bell Lancaster, and Mrs. Mattie Bell Locklear.
The funeral will be conducted 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at Mt. Airy Baptist Church with the Rev: Steve Strickland officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Airy Church cemetery.
Mr. Locklear is survived by his wife: Mrs. Dorothy Locklear of the home; three sons: Mr. Dwight Oxendine and Mr. Keith (Dee) Oxendine of Pembroke and Mr. Steve Locklear of the home; two step-sons: Mr. Calvin Ray Lowery and Mr. Raymond Curtis Lowery of Pembroke; five sisters: Mrs. Winnie L. Jones, Mrs. Mary Lee Locklear, Mrs. Reedy Oxendine, Mrs. Jan Locklear, and Mrs. Lenora Locklear; six brothers: Mr. Spencer Locklear, Mr. Hubert Lee Locklear, Mr. James Earl Locklear, Mr. Charles Locklear, Mr. Wayne Locklear and Mr. Early B. Locklear; grandchildren: Telisha Oxendine and Brandon Oxendine and their mother, Ms. Stella “Sissy” Oxendine all of Lumberton, Emily, Justin, and MaKenzie Oxendine all of Pembroke, Jessica Cummings of Red Springs, Ryan Oxendine of Cameron and Arica Oxendine of Lumberton; step-grandsons: Ricky Norris, Steven Locklear and Shane L. Lowery; seven great-grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at Mt. Airy Baptist Church.