Obituary

J L Locklear

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LAUREL HILL — J L Locklear, 84, of Laurel Hill passed away on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.

J L was born April 20, 1933 in Scotland County, a son of the late Dovey Locklear and John Lester Jacobs. He was a devoted family man who enjoyed playing ball, hunting and riding his motorcycle. He retired after 22 years of service from Abbott Laboratories and served as a faithful member of Hillside Free Will Baptist Church. Known and loved by many, J L made an impression on all he encountered.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandson, Aaron Locklear and John Erick Jacobs; siblings, Stoney Locklear, Margaret Rose, Leonard Hunt, Aletha Smith, Mary Lowery, Mae Perkins,James Locklear, Son Locklear, Rev. Vernon Locklear, Rev. Charlie Locklear, Willie Locklear, Ernest Locklear

J L leaves behind is loving wife, Ruby Sessoms Locklear of the home; his children, Kenneth Locklear (Samantha) of Laurel Hill; Patricia Barnhill (Bryan) of Ash; step-children, Jesse Alton Mauldin, John Allen Mauldin (Susanna) both of Laurinburg; Carol Jean Cultip (Pat) of Laurinburg; Ann Mauldin of Laurel Hill; half brother, Nathaniel Hunt of Indiana; half-sisters, Martha Sue Fisher of Laurinburg; Elizabeth Hunt of Laurel Hill; seven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and a host of loving family and friends.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at the Richard Boles Funeral Service Chapel with burial in Hillside Memorial Park.


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Richard Boles Funeral Service
13640 Andrew Jackson Hwy.
Laurinburg, NC 28352
(910) 291-0066
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Published in Laurinburg Exchange from Feb. 28 to Mar. 1, 2018
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