HIGH POINT — Mr. Roy Grayson Lockhart Sr., 91, resident of High Point, died September 3, 2021, at Hospice Home at High Point.
He was born December 23, 1929, in Guilford County, a son to B.A. and Zula Hamm Lockhart. As a resident of this area all his life, he was retired from the U.S. Postal Service and was a member of Rankin Memorial United Methodist Church and later Christ United Methodist Church.
He also was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the Korean War, and a lifelong fan of the New York Yankees. In 1952, he married the former Jackie Jarvis, who survives of the residence.
Also surviving is a son, Roy “Pete” Lockhart Jr. and wife Carol of Lexington; a daughter, Teri Lockhart of Sylva; two sisters, Joretta Lewis and Coleen Dailey both of High Point; two grandchildren, Roy “Tripp” Lockhart III and wife Stephanie and Robbie Lockhart; and two great grandchildren, Max and Whit Lockhart. He was preceded in death by four sisters and two brothers.
A private graveside service will be held at Floral Garden Park Cemetery in High Point at a later date.
Mr. Lockhart will lie in state from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 9, at Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point for those who wish to pay their respects. Memorials may be directed to First United Methodist Church at 512 N. Main St. High Point, NC, 27262 or to Hospice of the Piedmont at 1801 Westchester Dr. High Point, NC, 27262. Condolences may be made through www.cumbyfuneral.com.