First Posted: 1/15/2009
Benjamin Franklin Locklear, 66, of 1001 Moss Neck Road, died Nov. 2, 2008, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Friday at Mt. Airy Baptist Church, the Revs. Steve Strickland, Keith Long and Dr. Michael Cummings officiating. Burial will follow in the Locklear family cemetery.
Locklear was born July 26, 1942.
Locklear was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Margie Ann Locklear.
Surviving are his wife, Marnece Locklear of the home; a son, Joseph H. Locklear of the home; three daughters, Caroline L. O’Briant and husband Tim, Sherrie L. Oxendine and husband Thomas, both of Lumberton, and April R. Locklear of the home; five brothers, James S. Locklear and wife Martha Jane, Leo Locklear and wife Yvonne, Joseph Locklear Jr, Tyrone Locklear and wife Mayon, Ronnie Locklear and wife Kathy, all of Pembroke; a stepbrother, Ben Hunt and wife Annie Jane, both of Lumberton; two sisters, Connie Locklear of Pembroke and Bebe C. Locklear and husband Chalmers, both of Virginia Beach; two grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.
Viewing will be one hour prior to services at the church.
Online condolences can be made at www.locklearandsonfuneralhome.com.