Jerry M. Locker, 82, of Fayetteville died Saturday (Feb. 2, 2019). A native of Lincoln County, Mr. Locker was the son of the late Ernest Claude and Beulah Corder Locker. He was a retired firefighter/engineer with the Fayetteville Fire Department, serving 30 years. Mr. Locker was a member of the Mimosa Church of Christ, enjoyed riding motorcycles and attending air shows. He had a special love for his family, especially his grandsons. In addition to his parents, Mr. Locker is preceded in death by his brothers, Ernest C Locker, Jr., Bob Locker and Jim Locker, and his sisters, Jewell Franklin, Becky Carter and Jean Hicks. Mr. Locker is survived by his wife, Adele Locker of Fayetteville; son, Ken Locker and wife, Jennifer, of Fayetteville; daughter, Kim Ellis and husband, Keith, of Fayetteville; four grandsons, Carson and Reed Locker and Jonathan and Justin Ellis; a sister, Nancy Taylor of Nashville; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 1 p.m. at Lynchburg Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at Lynchburg Funeral Home on Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 11 a.m. until time for the service. Burial will follow in Stewart’s Cemetery, located in Buggar Hollow in Lincoln County. For online guest registry, please visit Lynchburg Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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