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“Jay was my coworker and friend from my Westinghouse days in Texas, Broomall, and Orlando. He cared for the business, the customers, and employees. I...Read More »
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Milton Jay Locklear, age 67 of Kennett Square, died Friday November 4, 2005 at the Chester County Hospital. He was the husband of Doris Shivery Locklear with whom he shared 22 years of marriage. Born in Houston, Texas he was the son of the late Alexander J. and Alva J. Trainer Locklear. Jay graduated from Brackenridge High School in San Antonio in 1955. He graduated from the University of Texas in 1960, received certification to practice engineering in 1966 and attended the MIT Executive Training Program. For much of his career he was a mechanical engineer working for Westinghouse retiring in 1988. Afterwards, he had a second career in real estate with Prudential Fox and Roach in Chadds Ford, Pa. Jay was a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, a member of the Kennett and Radley Run Country Clubs, a member of the Board of Realtors, and the San Antonio Road Runners Car Cub. Jays hobbies and interests included golf, tinkering and Texas barbecue. He was an avid fan of the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Longhorns. Jay always looked for a persons positive qualities. He was a kind soul, true gentleman and a gentle man.
Survivors include in addition to his wife: One Son: Andrew Locklear of Malvern, PA Three Daughters: Gayleen LeFevre of West Chester, Libby Madarasz of Exton, PA PJ Oeste of Medina, OH Two Stepdaughters: Terry Augerot of Charlotte, NC Paige Marra of West Chester, PA One Sister: Pat Evertsen of San Antonio, TX
8 Grandchildren: Will, Peter, Cole, Mary, Jay, Ben, Alex, and Claire He was predeceased by his first wife of 22 years, Glenda Locke Locklear
A memorial service celebrating Jays life will be held 5PM Tuesday November 8, 2005 at the Willowdale Chapel 675 Unionville Rd, (Rt 82) Kennett Square, PA 19348. Friends and family may call from 4-5 before the service. Interment will be held privately. Contributions may be made to either The Salvation Army 22 N. Ninth St. Darby, PA 19023 or the United Way of Southern Chester County 106 W. State St. Kennett Square, PA 19348. Arrangements are being handled by the Kuzo & Gofus Funeral Home (610-444-4116) of Kennett Square.