Glen Alen (Al) Lockhart, 68, died Saturday, March 21, 2020, at his home in Candler, North Carolina.
Al was born August 5, 1951, to Jo Rita Morelock and Paul Leo Lockhart in Fall Branch, Tennessee. He graduated from AC Reynolds High School. Al served in the United States Marine Corp during the Vietnam War. He worked with the FBI, as a photographer, in Quantico, Virginia. Owned a photography business, was a carpenter, then worked as a substance abuse counselor.
Al was a member of the Piney Mountain United Methodist Church in Candler. He enjoyed anything and everything related to Harley Davidson motorcycles and was a member of Ghost Riders Motorcycle Club, where he was known as “Crash.” He spun many yarns, sharing them especially with his children and grandchildren who he greatly valued time with. He had a constant canine companion, Sugar.
Al is preceded in death by both of his parents.
He is survived by his wife of seventeen years, Judith Q. Lockhart; his siblings, Ricky Lockhart (Tracey) of Asheville, North Carolina, Tommy Lockhart (Deborah) of Hendersonville, North Carolina, and Rita Lytle (Mike) of Asheville, North Carolina; daughters Kimberly Randall (Eric) of Candler, North Carolina, Toni Kirk of Knoxville, Tennessee, Stacey Lambert of Candler, North Carolina and Tara Rector of Granite Falls, North Carolina; grandchildren Deegan and Lorna Randall, both of Candler, North Carolina, Zoie Freeman (Jason) of Alexander, North Carolina, Kristen Gerstung (Nicholas) of Candler, North Carolina; and nephews Alex Lockhart (Ashlie) of Hendersonville, North Carolina, and Paul Lockhart of Canton, North Carolina.
A service to honor Al will be announced at a later date. The family extends a special thanks to Christine Jones with Always Caring Home Care for her compassion, and to Amanda Cadwell for her tenderness and care for Al during his last day here on Earth.
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