NEWPORT NEWS - Dwight Tyrone "Duk" Lockett, 63, transitioned into eternal rest on Saturday, June 7, 2014. Dwight was born December 11, 1950 in Newport News, VA to the late Irene R. and John A. Lockett, Sr. He attended Huntington High School and graduated from Newport News High School. For many years, Dwight worked at Newport News Shipyard, Suttle Motors, Marva Maid and New York Carpet World. Dwight is survived by three sons; Cleon (Tanesha) Lockett of Hampton, VA; Hezekiah and Nehemiah Mitchell both of Newport News, VA; two brothers, John (Cheryl) Lockett and Barry (Carolyn) Lockett of Hampton, VA; two sisters, Claudette Lockett and ("Duk's" twin sister) Deborah Lockett - Tobias both of Newport News, VA. He is also survived by five granddaughters; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and many dear friends. Funeral services will be held 11:00AM Thursday, June 12, 2014 at New Hope Baptist Church-1415 Big Bethel Rd., Hampton, VA by Dr. Christopher C. Carter, Sr. Interment will be private. Viewing will be held on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 from noon until 6:00PM at C. C. Carter Funeral Home, LLC.
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Published in Daily Press on June 11, 2014