Curtis E. Lockamy Sr., 95, was born on August 6, 1913 in Arkansas and died at St Mary’s Hospital in Evansville, IN, on Wednesday November 26 at 6:30 A.M.

H was preceded in death by his wife Vivian and son Curtis Jr.

He is survived and mourned by 3 daughters, Wanda and husband Ora Johnson of Evansville, IN, Mary Stucker and husband Joe of Ft. Wayne, IN and Patricia Kehrer and husband Bill of Indianapolis, IN; one brother, Johnny Lockamy and wife Evelyn of Flint, Mich.; ten grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren.

He was employed during World War II by the U.S. Navy department as a civil engineer and deployed to Hawaii to rebuild Pearl Harbor.  He lived in southern California for many years, before moving to Kansas City, MO, where he was employed by TWA as a jet maintenance engineer.  He retired in 1978 from TWA and most recently resided in Oakland City until he became ill and moved to Evansville, to live with his daughter.

He attended the First General Baptist Church in Oakland City where he has many friends.

A memorial service and burial with be held in Bernie, MO, on December 12, 2008.  He will be missed by all.