Luie A. Lockard, age 79, of Prim, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at the Baptist Medical Center in Heber Springs. He was born at Prim on Saturday, December 2, 1933, the son of the late Elbert Lockard and Viola (Bly) Lockard. Luie was a lifelong resident of Prim and a retired water well driller. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who lovingly cared for his family and provided well for them.
Luie was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, L.D. Lockard, Jimmie Lockard, Clarence Lockard, and one sister, Ethel (Lockard) Ashlock.
Luie is survived by his wife of 61 years, Velma (Dollar) Lockard of Prim; one son, Kenny Lockard and his wife, Sherry, of Reeds Springs, MO; one daughter, Cheryl (Lockard) Winchester, and her husband, Clyde, of Prim; five grandchildren , Josh Lockard, Candra Conway, Rachel Williams, Ralyn Lockard, Hannah Winchester, and 12 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by one sister, Agnes Murphree of Rose Bud and two brothers, Paul Lockard of Prim and Donald Lockard of Kansas City, Missouri, along with other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services were held 10:00 am Saturday, April 27, 2013, at the Hilltop Church in Prim with Bro. Dennis Knapp officiating. Interment followed at Everett Cemetery. Please visit Luie’s online obituary at www.heberspringsfuneralhome.com or call 501.887.9152 for more information.