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Mr. Julius Ardell Locklear, Sr. 86, of St. Anna Road Pembroke was born on August 18, 1934 and departed this life on Saturday, April 10, 2021. He was preceded in death by his wife: Mrs. Charlotte Locklear; his parents: Mr. Colonel and Mrs. Trixie Locklear; four brothers: Mr. Alfonce Locklear, Mr. James Charlie Locklear, Mr. Bernell “Jap” Locklear and Mr. Otis Locklear.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at Locklear & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tony Miller and Bro. Craymon Strickland officiating. Burial will follow in the Bear Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Julius Leaves to cherish his memories, his eleven children: Mrs. Linda M. Thompson (Roger) of Michigan, Mrs. Gloria Simon (Steve) of Michigan, Mr. Julius Locklear, Jr. (Tina) of Pembroke, Mr. James Locklear (Loretta) of Michigan, Mr. John Locklear, of Michigan, Mrs. Susan Colvin (Jeff) of Tennessee, Mr. Robert Nevalo (Stacy) of Michigan, Ms. Julie Gluhak of Arizona, Mrs. Stephanie Futrell of Alabama, Ms. Monica Ward of Michigan and Mr. Chucky Ward (Angie) of Michigan; 24 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; one sister: Ms. Yonne Sanderson; three brothers: Mr. Reddy Locklear, Mr. Austin Locklear and Mr. Colonel Locklear, Jr.  along with a host of relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 1-2 Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.


  • Tisha Locklear Posted April 14, 2021 3:45 am

    Grandpa I love and miss you terribly give my grandma a hug for me please 😭😭💔💔

  • Sheriff Burnis Wilkins Posted April 15, 2021 8:44 pm

    My heartfelt condolences are extended to the family & friends of Mr. Julius Ardell Locklear during this most difficult time. I pray that Gods caring and comforting presence will be bestowed upon you and help ease the pain of your loss.

  • Julie Gluhak Posted April 19, 2021 6:45 pm

    Dad.. My heart is broken because I never made it there to come visit you and now its too late… How I wish things had been different.. I love you and will forever hold you in my heart..

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