Remembering Dwayne "Bear" Locklear
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Dwayne “Bear” Locklear. Dwayne passed from this life and went home to be with the Lord on Monday, September 6th. He was laid to rest today. He will be remembered for his welcoming smile and the way he loved his family and his community. Today, Pembroke slowed for a few minutes to say farewell to this community friend and fireman.
58-year-old Dwayne “Bear” Locklear was born November 13, 1963 to the late Mr. Donnie & Mrs. Allie Mae Locklear. He served for more than 20 years as a firefighter. He worked for 32 years at Campbell Soup, where he met so many people and had a huge impact on so many individuals. Dwayne was also a 1st Responder at Campbell Soup. He also painted vehicles as a job for many years.
He leaves to cherish his memory: his wife: Mrs. Evonia Locklear of the home; two sons: Mr. Donald Locklear and Mr. Christian Locklear; two grandchildren: Dylan and Carmon Locklear; daughter-in-law: Ms. Amber Barton; brother: Mr. Donnie Locklear; in-laws: Mr. Herman Barton and Ms. Mary C. Barton and a host of relatives and friends.