Carl Edward Lockhart, 85, of Palestine

Carl Edward Lockhart, 85, of Palestine, peacefully passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at his home.

Carl was born in PeeWee, West Virginia on October 16, 1933 to the late Elda Ora and Florence Agnes (Lightner) Lockhart.

Carl leaves behind his loving wife of 63 years, Naomi of Palestine; son Ed (Deb) Lockhart of Palestine; daughter Barbara (Ted) Corbitt of ELizabeth WV and son Tim (Jennifer) Lockhart of Palestine; grandchildren Tara Jean (Rick) Withrow, Stephanie White, Jasmine, Jessica and Savanah Lockhart, Tara Beth (Tim) Davis, Tonja (Matt) Hensz, Shannon (Eric) Watson, John-Edward Sines, Ted Lee Corbitt, Chanelle Cottrell, and Coty-Edward Lockhart; 9 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He is also survived by 2 brothers, Paul Wayne (Frankie) and Darrell Richard (Janice) Lockhart and 5 sisters, Verna Mae Patterson, JoAnn (Roger) Campbell, Mary Lucille (Gary) Lockhart, Willa Lucinda Biles, and Edna Elizabeth Carpenter.

Carl retired from the West Virginia Department of Highways as a mechanic and worked various jobs throughout West Virginia, Ohio and Florida. He enjoyed 4-wheel riding, deer hunting, camping, fishing, watching Nascar and talking on his CB radio (Crazyhorse). He served and was honorably discharged in the U S Army with Troop A, 3rd Recon Sq., 8th Cavalry as an SP3 From March 9, 1956 to Feb. 4, 1958.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter Ruth Ann Lockhart, and brothers Thomas Roger and Ora Junior Lockhart.

At his request, he will be cremated. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at his home on Cecil Coe Road, Palestine WV Saturday July 27, 2019 from 11 am to 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family requested donations be made to Housecalls Hospice, 417 Grand Park Drive, Suite 204, Parkersburg WV, 26105.

Special thanks to all the Hospice Team that gave such wonderful care during Carl's last days: Angela (Dad's Angel), Barbie, Matt, Pastor Brady, Pat and Brittany. The family couldn't have asked for a more special group of people.