James Bertrand “Bert” Lockhart, 81, of 1900 Mallow Road died Wednesday morning, September 26, 2018, at Lewis Gale Medical Center in Salem.
Mr. Lockhart was born September 17, 1937, in Alleghany County a son of the late Willie Clyde and Beulah May Redman Lockhart. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his Wife, Mary Walton Lockhart in 2005, and by his Brother, Welford Lockhart and a Sister, Janice Wiseman.
He had retired from Hammond-Mitchell Construction Company. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church and was a former member of the Virginia National Guard. Bert enjoyed working on lawn mowers and being outdoors. He loved spending time with his grandchildren.
Surviving are his Son and Daughter-in-law, Charles and Cheri Lockhart, of Covington; his Daughter, Charlotte Blankenship, of Lindside, WV; three grandchildren, Kimberly Stone and her Husband, Randall, of Gap Mills, WV, Charlie Lockhart and his Wife, Dakota, of Covington and Amanda Hoke of Lindside, WV; six great grandchildren, Tyler Stone, Levi Stone, Collieonia Lockhart, Carlie Lockhart, Autumn Hoke and Tobias Blankenship; two Sisters, Venice Shipley and her husband, Larry, and Rebecca Reed, all of Elk Ridge, MD, and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held Friday, September28, 2018, at 12:00 PM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy Price officiating.
Interment will be made in Alleghany Memorial Park.
The family will receive their friends Thursday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at Arritt Funeral Home.
The family suggests that donations in Mr. Lockhart’s name be made to Faith Baptist Church.