Rev. Robert “Bob” Lockhart, age 94 of Corbin, Kentucky passed away Friday May 25, 2018 at his home in Corbin, Ky.
He was born September 23, 1923 in Corbin, KY., to the late Theo & Agnes (Nevels) Lockhart. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army, was a graduate of Union College and attended Southern Baptist Theological Seminary for three and a half years. He was also a long-time, active member and Sunday school teacher of First Baptist Church in Corbin , and was known for being a Historian, Philosopher, and a Theologian.
Bob was a minister and was retired from the KY state Government as a Social Worker.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Mildred Jean (Powell ) Lockhart . brothers: Bud, Wallace Reed, and Edward Geer , one sister: Elizabeth (Lockhart) Sams and one son Mark A. Lockhart.
He is survived by daughter Bobbie Mitchell & husband Rev. Ronnie of Corbin , KY., One daughter-in-law: Phyllis Lockhart of Corbin, KY. Four Grandchildren: Tara Stradley & husband Chaz of Corbin, KY., Robert Lockhart & wife Brandy of Lexington, KY., Rebecca Hatfield & Brandon Queen of Corbin, KY., and Jason Hatfield & wife April of Memphis, TN. Eight Great Grandchildren: Karli Queen, Michael Hatfield, Calix Lockhart, Mason Lockhart, Axton Mills, Colton Stradley, Caden Stradley and Christian Allen, plus a host special nieces & nephews, and other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
The family of Bob would also like to mention Myra Bush who is a special extended member of our family.
Special Thanks to Brandon Queen and special friend & caregiver Diane Brooks and Betty Gibson.
Funeral service will be 7:00pm Thursday, May 31, 2018 at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Austin Carty & Bro. Paul Sims officiating, and Bob Terrell, and Dr. William Brisco with special remarks.
Visitation will be 4:00pm – 7:00pm Thursday, May 31, 2018 at the First Baptist Church in Corbin, KY.
Burial will be in the Lynn Camp Cemetery with Military Services on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with family and friends serving as pallbearers.