Mr. Cleamiller Locklear, 85, of 111 Tractor Lane, was born July 6, 1927 and departed this life on Thursday, November 1, 2012. He is preceded in death by his parents: Mr. Josiah and Mrs. Cola Mae Locklear; two half sisters: Ms. Bessie Summers and Ms. Corya Gray; a half brother: Mr. Curtis Locklear; one sister: Ms. Mary Dial; and two brothers: Mr. Alton Locklear and Mr. Sam Locklear.
The funeral will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 4, 2012, at White Hill Freewill Baptist Church with the Revs: Kenny Mitchell, Floyd Hunt and Scotty Chavis officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mr. Locklear is survived by his wife: Mrs. Rosie Lee Locklear of the home; one daughter: Ms. Rose Marie Sheffield; three sons: Mr. Joseph Earl Locklear of Maxton, and Mr. Cleve Locklear and Mr. Shelby Ray Locklear of Rowland; two grandchildren: Mrs. Torri Bryant(Brice), and Mr. Isaac White; one great grandchild: Master Cutler Wes Bryant; two sisters: Ms. Vienna Locklear and Ms. Clara Mae Jacobs both of Maxton; three brothers: Mr. Bobby Locklear and Mr. Grady Locklear both of Maxton and Mr. Wade Locklear of Charlotte; and a host of relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, November 3, 2012 at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.