Roger Floyd Lockhart(1939 - 2013)

Roger Floyd Lockhart, 74, of Cedar Rapids, died at his home Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013. There will be no services. Roger deeded his body to the University of Iowa Anatomical Department. Memorials in Roger's name can be directed to Hospice Compassus at 610 32nd Avenue Southwest, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404. Condolences to the family can be left online at www.cedarmemorial.com under "Obituaries."
Roger was born Oct. 7, 1939, in Griswold, to Floyd and Mabel (Hultquist) Lockhart. In 1961, he entered the Navy for six and a half years as an aviation mechanic. He proudly served his country in Cuba and Vietnam. He was stationed aboard the USS Kitty Hawk, an aircraft carrier off the coast of Key West. Roger was a lifetime member of the American Legion and the North American Hunting and Fishing Club. He enjoyed fishing and spending time on the river lot on the Missouri River.
Roger is survived by his sister, Dee Tye of Glenwood; brothers, Maynard Lockhart of Sheridan, Wyo. and Duane Lockhart of Gillette, Wyo.; one niece, four nephews and many friends.
Roger is preceded in death by his parents; a nephew, Rodney Tye; fiancée Jan Kelley of Cedar Rapids and cousin, Mervin Keeton of Red Oak.
Published in The Opinion-Tribune on Oct. 30, 2013