Erle G Lockhart

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Erle G Lockhart

April 03, 1943 - November 04, 2018

Erle G Lockhart Erle G. Lockhart, 75, of Logansport, formerly of Walton, went home to be with the Lord at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018 at Millers Merry Manor in Logansport. He was born April 3, 1943 in Logansport to Ralph and Opal (Burrous) Lockhart. He married Mary Jane Wagoner on March 29, 1996 and she survives.
Erle graduated from Tipton Township High School in 1961. He lived and farmed in the Walton area most of his life. He was the Charter President of Area Young Farmer's Organization in Cass County. He also served as a FFA officer.
Erle served his country in the U.S. Army reserves for six years. Other memberships include the Cass County Pork Producers, Indiana Pork Producers, and INPAC board member. He received honors in the pork check off referendum and received Cass County conservation cooperator of the year award two different times. He was a member of the Cass county board of health for nine years and served as a campaign manager for a county prosecutor. Erle also served on the crime stopper board for 33 years, EMA tornado siren committee and was the head usher in his church for many years.
Surviving family include his wife, Mary Jane Lockhart, Logansport; stepdaughters, Jennifer (Terry) Baldwin, Rochester, and Laura (Bruce) Thomson, Rochester; four step-grandchildren; brother, Jay Lockhart, St. Louis; and sister Connie (Lockhart) Anders of Midland, Michigan. His parents precede him in death.
A celebration of Erle's life will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 at Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston with Pastor Andy Weil officiating. Burial will follow at Walton IOOF Cemetery with Military Honors graveside. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 at Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston. www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com
Published on November 5, 2018
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Jim and Bonita Jones
Nov 09, 2018
We were so sorry to hear of Erle’s passing. You have our deepest sympathy. 🌹
Barbara Daniels
Nov 08, 2018
I met Earl at the Riverview Church of God in 1980. We soon became good friends. There wasn't anything he wouldn't do for anyone. So. giving!! It saddened me to hear of his passing.. RIP Earl 💝
James and Rebecca Fiely
Nov 07, 2018
He was always willing to help us.
We thought a lot of him.
Darryl Lane
Nov 06, 2018
I knew Erle for several years and had the opportunity to serve his crop insurance needs. I always enjoyed talking to him and you could see his love of farming in his eyes. He will be sadly missed, God bless you Erle.
Dr. Paul L. Cushman
Nov 06, 2018
It was with mixed emotions that I received word of Earl passing away. I pastored Riverview Church of God for over 5 years, and during that time Earl was a very faithful member of the Church. In so many ways he help me and encouraged me as a Pastor. Always there when I needed him. He was and still is a true friend! He will be missed but he is now in Heaven free from all his pain and now in the very presence of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Stan and Kathy DeHaven
Nov 06, 2018
Prayers for the family. Erle always gave us a chuckle when he came into The Andersons.