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Rufus Junior Locklear

March 8, 1930 ~ May 14, 2017 (age 87)
   Rufus “Jim” Junior Locklear, age 87, of Winona Court, KY, passed away Sunday, May 14, 2017, at his home from natural causes. Funeral Services will be at 10:00 AM on Friday, May 19, 2017 at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home with burial to following in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-West. Visitation will be from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home. There will be also a memorial Service at a later date in Pembroke, NC.
   Mr. Locklear was born March 8, 1930, in Pembroke, NC; the son of the late Rufus and Sophronia Revels Locklear. He had retired from the US Army in Fort Campbell, KY. Later in life as a civilian he worked in the Commissary Supplies in Fort Jackson, SC. Rufus was a member of St. John’s United Methodist Church. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Katherine Streetman Kmecheck; his brothers, James Albert Lockett, Ottman Locklear, and Barnie Bess Locklear; his sisters, Vivian Locklear, Stella Mae Smith, and Ruth Spigle.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Roberta Jones Locklear of Hopkinsville; his daughter, Anita Kay Locklear Stevanus and her husband, Glenn Jr. of Clarksville, TN; his sister, Catherine Locklear of Pembroke, NC, and Josephine Ransom of Pembroke, NC; two grandchildren, Glenn Stevanus III and his wife, Mellissia of Clarksville, TN, and Chad Stevanus of Clarksville, TN.

 Service Information

May 18, 2017

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home
700 Country Club Ln
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

May 19, 2017

10:00 AM
Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home
700 Country Club Ln
Hopkinsville, KY 42240


Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West
5817 Fort Campbell Blvd.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

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