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Benny LocklearJune 27, 1942 ~ April 28, 2017 (age 74)
Benny Locklear of Raeford passed away Friday, April 28, 2017 in FirstHealth Moore Regional at the age of 74.
Mr. Locklear was born in Robeson County on June 27, 1942 to the late Jethro and Ella Locklear. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Governor Locklear, Bobby Locklear; his sister, Exand Holt. A fan of Ford vehicles and NASCAR, Benny enjoyed tending his garden and spending time with his family.
He leaves behind his wife, Loya Johnson Locklear of the home; his children, Tonia Oxendine and her significant other, Ronald Brown of Raeford, Cathy Cox of Raeford,
Benny Locklear, Jr. and his husband, Antonio Griffin of Raeford, Dusty Star Johnson and her significant other, Ansol E. Graham, Jr. of Seven Lakes, Derek Dwayne Locklear of Raeford, Ashley D. Locklear and his wife, Megan Locklear of Wagram, Winona Dawn Locklear of Raeford, Christian Dayne Locklear and his significant other, Danielle George of Raeford; Lisa Jacobs and her husband, Michael of Raeford; brothers, Gerald Locklear and his wife, Noami of Raeford, Ellis Locklear and his wife, Teresa of Raeford, Louis Locklear and his wife, Lori Ann of Raeford; his sisters, Sally Blue and her husband, Winford of Wagram, Christine Roberts of Monticello, AR, Edna Reyes of Raeford, Evon Usher of Red Springs; 25 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends between the hours of 7-9pm on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at Crumpler Funeral Home in Raeford.
The funeral service will be 12:00 pm on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Crumpler Funeral Home with Reverend Martin Jacobs officiating. Burial will be in the Locklear Family Cemetery in Wagram.