The Rev. Steve Locklear, 86, of 504 Normal Street, Pembroke was born on January 28, 1932 and entered his heavenly home on Monday, January 7, 2019. The funeral service is Friday, January 11, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at Cherokee Chapel Holiness Methodist Church of Wakulla. The visitation is Thursday, January 10, 2019, at Locklear & Son Funeral Home in Pembroke from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents: Mrs. Mary Locklear Bullard and Mr. Curtis Woods; sons: Mr. Ernest Jedrick “Jed” Locklear, Mr. Lanny Steven “Stevie” Locklear and Mr. Rudy Locklear; sisters: Mrs. Myrna Scott, Mrs. Reedy B. Locklear, Mrs. Ella Mae Hammonds, Mrs. Dottie Locklear, Mrs. Mary Sue Locklear and son-in-law: Mr. Clinton Jacobs. Mr. Locklear leaves behind to cherish his memories: a daughter: Mrs. Cynthia Darlene Jacobs of the home; son: Mr. Jeffery Locklear(Connie) of Lexington; grandson, whom he raised as his own: Dr. Clinton Drake Jacobs(Cassandra and their children: Tyler, Julia and Sara Grace) of Columbia, SC; brothers: Rev. Donald Bullard(Pat) of Maxton, Rev. James Harold Woods(Rose), Mr. Murphy Woods, Mr. Noah Woods(Ruth) and Mr. Chester Bullard all of Pembroke; sisters: Mrs. Elaine Strickland(Marshall) of Pembroke, Mrs. Alberteen Hunt(the late Leslie Hunt) of Red Springs, Mrs. Mildred Jacobs Maynor of Charlotte; eleven grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; adopted family: Mrs. Mary Woods Wynne; a special friend: Mrs. Helen Campbell; special care-givers: Mr. Mark Jones and Ms. Julia Locklear and a host of relatives and friends. Mr. Locklear was a retired educator from the Public Schools of Robeson County. He was a preacher, leader and musician with the Lumber River Holiness Methodist Conference. He was elected as one of the first Lumbee Tribal Council members in 2001 and was a faithful community leader.