George Dennis Lockleair
April 2, 1951 – September 12, 2023
ZEBULON – George Dennis Lockleair, 72, passed on from this life on September 12, 2023. George was born to the late Solon Baker and LaRue King Lockleair. He spent his days of leisure outdoors hunting and fishing. His kindheartedness and care for others made it difficult for him to ever say the word “no’. It was always his desire to help others. He leaves behind a legacy of faith, honesty, integrity and love and will be dearly missed. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Mary Ruth Lockleair and Rudy Lockleair.
He is survived by his amazing wife, with whom he spent the last 52 most incredible years, Cathy Johnson Lockleair, brother, Anothony Lockleair, nephews and nieces, Josh Lockleair (Katie), Brian Lockleair (Michele), Lori Cyrus (Daryl), Stephen Lockleair, Allison Lockleair, Michelle Lockleair, Shane, Kasey and many beloved great nieces and nephews.
Flowers are welcomed or donations can be made to the cancer society of your choice.
Funeral service will be at 11:00am on Friday, September 15, 2023 at Baptist Tabernacle Church, 1599 NC Hwy 231, Wendell NC with visitation from 9:30am to 11:00am prior to service. Burial to follow at Lighthouse Baptist Church Cemetery.
Arrangements are handled by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, NC 27591.