Palmer, Tennessee – Mr. Bobby Eugene Lockhart, 79, of the Griffith’s Creek Community passed away Sunday October 20, 2019 at his home with his family at his bedside. He was born in Palmer, Tennessee on December 30, 1939 to William Henry Lockhart and Veola Christine O’Neal Lockhart Stampfli who preceded him in death along with his brothers, Harold Lockhart and Randall Lockhart; sister, Dorothy Marie Lockhart; grandson, Tyler Blake Merciers; step-father, Henry Stampfli.
He was a US Army veteran and member of the Iron Workers Local 704 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He enjoyed working with cattle and farming.
He is survived by his daughters, Wanda Lockhart, Hixson, Dorothy (William) Patterson, Rossville, GA and Maria Merciers, Rossville, GA; brothers, Roger (Ann) Lockhart, Dunlap, TN, Lowell (Dorothy) Lockhart and Jerry Lockhart; 6 grandchildren; 8 great granchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Graveside funeral services will be 10:00 AM Tuesday at Orange Hill Cemetery. Visitation: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Monday at Layne Funeral Home, Palmer, Tennessee. www.laynefuneralhome.com
In Lieu flowers contributions may be made to St. Jude's Childrens Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee
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