Mr. Mack Edward (Billy Joe) Lockhart age 66 was born in Palmer, TN and called Monteagle, TN home for almost 60 years.
He was a local business owner and operated many restaurants over his lifetime. He was known as Pa Bill, Pa, Daddy, Bill, BJ, Billy Joe, and Mack. He was loved by many and cared deeply for his family. If you ever came back for seconds he was sure to remember. Not only did everyone enjoy his cooking, they enjoyed his friendship. Bill Lockhart served his community well.
He was an avid supporter of both Monteagle Elementary and Grundy County High School Athletics. Summer recreation programs often flocked to Mr. Lockhart for his continual support. He was known around the community as someone you could always turn to in a time of need.
Mr. Lockhart was preceded in death by his loving wife Mrs. Virginia Lockhart; his father Mr. Earl Lockhart; brother Roy Kenneth Lockhart.
Survivors include his Mother Mrs. Minnie Lockhart; daughter Dana (Freddie) Harris; step-son Ted (Felicia) Ladd; sisters Dorothy (James “Red”) Magouirk, Edwene Lockhart, Juanita (Jim) Haynes, Ruby Faye (Earnest) Walker, Wanda Jean (Terry) Turner, and Marie (Jimmy) Hinson; Grandchildren Derek Ladd, Whitney Ladd, Alex Ladd, Hunter Brown, Blane Harris; pets Tanner, and Lucy; several nieces, nephews, and friends.
Services will be at 7:00 P.M. Saturday, July 7, 2012 in the Chapel of Cumberland Funeral Home with Reverends Matthew Meeks, Mike Rigsby, and Claude Hoback officiating.
The family will receive friends Friday 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. and Saturday 9:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
A Lakeside scattering service will be held 7:00 P.M. Monday, July 9, 2012 at Mr. Lockhart’s residence.
In lieu of flowers please make memorial contributions to the “Billy Joe Lockhart Memorial Scholarship Fund” at Citizens Tri-County Bank in Monteagle, Tennessee.
Arrangements by: Cumberland Funeral Home 207 Mabee Avenue Monteagle, TN