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Mr. Philip Ray Locklear, Sr.  74, of Pembroke, was born on June 28, 1948 and departed this life on Thursday, March 9, 2023. He is preceded in death by his parents: Mr. Otis Locklear and Ms. Daphina Brooks; a sister: Ms. Macy Godwin and brother: Mr. Thaniel Locklear.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Thursday, March 16, 2023 at Prospect United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the Bear Swamp Church Cemetery.

He retired from thirty-one years at General Motors and moved back to Pembroke in 1997.

Mr. Locklear is survived by his oldest child: Ms. Phylis Lynn Locklear; only son: Mr. Philip Ray Locklear, Jr.(Becky) and baby girl: Ms. April Marie Locklear of Detroit; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two brothers: Mr. Alan Kendall Locklear and Mr. Perry Marcus Locklear; three sisters: Ms. Velenda Morgan, Ms. Diane Locklear and Ms. Denise Hunt; and  a real good and close friend: Mr. Don Joey Locklear. They spent a lot of time going places together.

The family will receive friends from 3-4 p.m. Thursday, March 16, 2023 at Prospect United Methodist Church.

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  • Sheriff Burnis Wilkins Posted March 21, 2023 2:49 pm

    My heartfelt condolences are extended to the family of Mr. Phillip Ray Locklear Sr. during this most difficult time. I pray that Gods caring and comforting presence will help ease the pain of your loss.

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