Ralph M. Lockett, age 71 of Pensacola, FL, died March 10, 2009 in Pensacola, FL.
He was a born and lived in Jay, FL for 53 years, and member of Pine Level Baptist Church. He was one of a kind whom everyone loved. Before his illness he was always helpful to his neighbors, and he loved his family. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Nellie and Ottis Lockett.
He is survived by loving wife of almost 50 years, Louise (Taylor) Lockett; and wonderful children, Theresa (Frank) Randall and Bobby Lockett; three grandchildren, Frank Randall, Jr. (Skip), Brittney (Nick) Malley, Brandon Lockett and three great-grandchildren, Frank Randall III, Alexis Malley, and Nick Malley, Jr.; four brothers, Glenn (Friend Linda), Randall (Sue), Gary (Wanda), and Doyce (Ann); three sisters, Wynell (Jimmy) Nelson, Christine (Robert) Hatfield, and Francis (Merlin) Edwards.
Funeral service will be held 2PM Friday at Pine Level Baptist Church with Rev. LaDon Hall officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. A visitation will be 1 hour prior to service.
Pallbearers are Joey Alan, Alan Edwards, Roger Lockett, Vince Hatfield, Ricky Nelson and Randy Lockett. Honorary Pallbearers are Roy Barnes, Dooley Cooper, Dicky Hual, Barky Kaiser, Mack Jones, Doyle Jones and Ferron Lunsford.
Jay Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements