Daniel (Dan) Leigh Locklear, Sr., 59, passed away Thursday, September 17, 2020 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born January 9, 1961 in Ober Munchen, Federal Republic of Germany. Dan worked for Dorsey Trucking Company in Pooler, Georgia. He was a retired Staff Sergeant of the USAF Georgia National Guard. He attended schools at Tybee Island, Georgia, Lexington, Kentucky, Hinesville, Georgia, Fort Ord, California, Frankfurt, Federal Republic of Germany, and graduated from high school in Fairfax County, Virginia. Dan enjoyed traveling and learning about all the places he lived. When he graduated from high school, Dan became an “18-Wheeler” long haul truck driver for various firms before he settled in Guyton, Georgia working for Dorsey Trucking Company.
Surviving are his parents Colonel James Patrick “Pat” Locklear, US Army, (Retired), and Mary Louis Hamm Locklear of Tybee Island, son, Daniel Leigh Locklear, Jr., Rincon, two daughters, Samantha Marie Calahan (David) Guyton, and Heather Lee Locklear, Guyton, and eight grandchildren. He also is survived by his sister Dianne Dena Locklear of Virginia Beach, VA and five nieces and nephews.
Dan lived by this Creed: Believe in and Worship God, Serve your Country and Love your Family. He excelled in all Three.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 am, Friday, September 25, 2020 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church.. Burial will be private in Bonaventure Cemetery.
We are saddened to hear of Dan’s passing. We were blessed to have known him. Thoughts & prayers are with the families.
- Prewitt & Rodgers Families, Savannah, GEORGIA
So sorry for your loss, he was a terrific man and will be missed dearly
- Barbara Sheldon, Midway, Georgia
Pat, Mary and Diane, I just read about Dan in the paper and we are so sorry for you lost. Please know that you all are in our thoughts and hearts and prayers. Love Jackie and Charlie
- Jackie and Charlie Brown, Tybee Island/Metter
so very sorry for your loss. fly high my friend you'll be dearly missed
- russell and crystal hanlin, Hinesville, GA, GA
My heart and prayers are with you.
- June Maddox, Tybee Island, Georgia
I AM SO SORRY TO HEAR THIS. YA'LL ARE IN MY PRAYERS.
Mary and Pat, you are in my thoughts and prayers.
- Julia S Stepp, Tybee Island, GA
May God hold him in the palm of his hand ... until you see him again. Condolences.
- Deborah and Tommy , Savannah , GA
So sorry for your loss. Dan will be greatly missed. John and Krista Ward-UPS
- John Ward, savannah, Ga
So sorry to hear about Dan’s passing. We knew him when he used to worship with us at Saint Philips Episcopal church in Hinesville. May he Rest In Peace. Prayers of comfort for his family.
- Sandra Cader, Hinesville, Ga
Pat, you and your family are in our prayers. May God wrap his arms around you and all the family and give you the comfort during this trying time
- Frank and Kathryn Murray, Savannah, Georgia
Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time, we are so sorry for your loss.
- Harrington, Guyton, GA
God bless all of you at this hour of need and keep you strong for each other
- marie cahela
Mary & Pat, we are so sorry for your loss.
- Paul & Mary Gilker , Tybee Island, GA