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David J Locklear

June 5, 1973 — December 3, 2020

David J Locklear, age 47, of Taylorsville passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at Catawba Regional Medical Center.

David will Lie-in-State on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm at Alexander Funeral Service. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 11:00 am at Friendship Lutheran Church with the Rev. Tim and Mary Canniff-Kuhn officiating. Cremation will follow the services and inurnment will be with the family. Covid-19 restrictions apply to all services.

He was born on June 5, 1973 in Michigan, the son of Gail Schwarze and the late Joshua Locklear. David was an assistant manager at TSG Finishing and attended Friendship Lutheran Church. He enjoyed music, was an avid Alan Jackson fan, and loved motorcycles. He believed that his dog Harley was, “Man’s Best Friend.” His kids were the center of his life. Along with his father, he is preceded in death by his wife Deidra Mays Locklear; brother Brian Schwarze; and maternal grandmother Bess Laventure.

Those left to cherish his memory along with his mother, is his stepfather Dwight Schwarze of Dearborn Heights, Michigan; sons Joshua Locklear of Maiden and Macklinton Shook of Taylorsville; daughters Mackenzie Payne and Miranda Locklear both of Taylorsville; brothers Gregory Locklear of Lincoln Park, Michigan and Kevin Schwarze of Hazel Park, Michigan; grandsons Brantley and McCrae Shook of Taylorsville; along with extended family and the Maniax Rider Club of Catawba.

Memorials may be sent to a Lung Cancer research.
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Wednesday, December 9, 2020

9:00am - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Thursday, December 10, 2020

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