Andrew Hillard Lockamy, 88, of Tatum, SC passed away Thursday, September 16, 2021 at his residence after an illness. He was born September 4, 1933 in Bennettsville, SC a son of the late Andrew H. Lockamy, Sr. and the late Dovie Paul Lockamy. Andrew grew up in the Firestone Mill Village and lived there until his marriage to Edna Faye Melton Lockamy on February 24, 1952. He and Edna were married for almost 50 years before she passed away in 2002. Andrew was a truck driver for almost 50 years traveling up and down the eastern seaboard and cross country. Most of those years were spent as an independent trucker working with two of his sons. He loved to read paperback westerns and watch John Wayne movies and Blue Bloods.
Andrew is preceded in death by his loving wife, Edna Faye Melton Lockamy; his parents, Andrew Hillard Lockamy, Sr. and Dovie P. Lockamy; a son, James Edward Lockamy; a granddaughter, Rona Leanne Oxendine; a grandson, Jason Andrew Lockamy; two brothers, Joseph Earl Lockamy and William Harold Lockamy, Sr.; and a mother-in-law, Rosa Braswell Melton.
He is survived by his three sons, John Lockamy, Dan Lockamy both of Tatum, SC and Dana Lockamy of Clio, SC; three daughters, Lane Polston (Sid), Linda Outlaw (Stacey Oxendine) both of Clio, SC and Cynthia Lockamy of Fort Mill, SC; at least 12 grandchildren; at least 17 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren due before the end of this year.
Graveside services will be held 3:00 PM Saturday, September 18, 2021 at McCall Cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service.
Burroughs Funeral Home is honored to assist the Lockamy family.
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