Robert Lockyear (1933 - 2014)

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Robert G. Lockyear
Cynthiana, Ind.
Robert Gene Lockyear, 81, of Cynthiana, Indiana, born to Fred and Walburga (Yaeger) Lockyear on January 3, 1933, in Millersburg, Indiana, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Deaconess Hospice in Evansville, Indiana.
He was a US Army Veteran serving during the Korean War stationed in Japan and was a lifetime member of the Wadesville VFW Post 6576. He was employed at Whirpool for more than 20 years. He cut timber for several years and was also a long haul truck driver and coal bucket driver. He was the Cynthiana Town Board President for multiple terms. After retirement he took up carpentry for a hobby creating furniture and household items for many people all over the tri-state. He enjoyed gardening - roses and lilies, bowling, reading novels and National Geographic, hunting, fishing, archery, cooking and teaching his grandchildren to shoot BB guns.
Surviving are his wife: Connie Lockyear and a daughter: Annette (David) McDonald of Evansville, Indiana; 1 brother: Jack Lockyear of Morgantown, Indiana; 3 grandchildren: Casey, Tara & Jared McDonald all of Evansville, Indiana and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents and siblings: Lou, Mary, Virginia and Fred.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at the Werry Funeral Home in Poseyville, Indiana with burial in Liberty Cemetery in Cynthiana, Indiana. Pastor Gene Backes officiating.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m., Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Deaconess Hospice, Deaconess Hospital Foundation, 600 Mary Street, Evansville, Indiana 47747 or online at: www2.deaconess.com/body.cfm?ID=1363.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family online at: www.werryfuneralhomes.com.

Funeral Home
Werry Funeral Homes Inc
Sharp & Fletchall Poseyville, IN 47633
(812) 874-2418
Funeral Home Details
Published in Courier Press on Apr. 15, 2014
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