The following is the obituary and Arrangements for Bill “Boomer” Lockhart. Please keep Boomers Family in your thoughts and prayers.
Obituary for William Lester Lockhart “Boomer”
William Lester Lockhart “Boomer”, age 64, of Trenton, GA died Thursday morning March 26, 2015 at home. Born in Memphis, TN, grew up in College Park, GA. After high school he enlisted in the US Army serving in Vietnam. Bill was a “proud papa of the best kids a man could have.” Active with the Boy Scouts of America and a softball coach in Griffin and a Civil War Historian who spent countless hours cleaning, restoring and tracking surviving relatives of buried soldiers in historical cemeteries. In 2003 he relocated his family from Milner to Trenton and threw himself into the community. An old school biker with a big heart for Veterans Affairs who loved his country. Bill was a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans and one of the original Mechanized Cavalry members, number 34 of what has now grown to almost 2,300 strong. Former Commander of American Legion Post 106 and honored as the 2011 Dade County Chamber of Commerce’s Citizen of the Year Award following his volunteer efforts during recovery after the tornadoes in April.
Preceded in death by his parents Isaac Lester & Dorothy Pearl Lockhart and brother Alden Lockhart.
Surviving relatives are his daughters Elizabeth Ann Lockhart of Trenton, Stephanie Dawn Lockhart of Trenton currently serving in Kuwait and Angela Tyson Stevenson of Lakeland, FL. Brother Danny Lockhart of Conyers, GA and sister Gloria Darlene Lockhart, nephews Adam & Ryan Lockhart, niece Heather Bodiford and several great nieces and nephews.
The celebration of Bill’s life will be 1 PM Saturday, April 4th, 2015 at the American Legion Post 106 in Trenton, GA. Family will receive friends from 12:00 PM until service time at the American Legion Post 106. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the American Legion Post 106, PO Box 305, Trenton, GA 30752 to benefit the Army Emergency Relief Fund as well as the local Post 106. Arrangements by Ryan Funeral Home, Trenton, GA.
Posted on March 31st, 2015 by VuDu
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It is with a sad heart that I am sharing this. Ron Watts (Georgia SCVMC # 329) passed on to ride with Forrest last night 07/21/2014. He was a member of the State of Dade camp 707 in Trenton Georgia and resided in Cloudland Georgia. Visitation is at Wallis Wilbanks in Lafayette Georgia on 07/23/2014 from 5-8 PM. Members are invited to stand guard during visitation and also escort at the service on the 24th by 10AM.
Posted on July 23rd, 2014 by VuDu
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First Troop ride to Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History in Kennesaw Georgia Sunday 20th of October 2013. Contact Lt. VuDu for further information.
Details of the museum and hours of operation: http://www.southernmuseum.org/
Posted on October 2nd, 2013 by VuDu
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Olustee February 2013
Posted on February 22nd, 2013 by VuDu
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The SCV-MC 16 Annual will be held in Mississippi in 2013. For information click on the link below:
16th Annual Info
Posted on February 22nd, 2013 by VuDu
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Just got off of the phone with Butch at R-Haven… He still has 12 RV sites and about 50 camp sites other than the RV hookups available… just a reminder… this is where it is happening on Saturday! You want to be there. For those of you that are lucky enough to not have booked your stay and your intentions are to be at an RV site, Book Now.
Posted on April 7th, 2012 by VuDu
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Initial Draft of the North Georgia Area
4. R Haven Campsite
5. KeyWest Inn/Days Inn
Below is a link to R Haven:
Posted on February 13th, 2012 by VuDu
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Stone Mountain will be the site for the SCV Memorial at noon on Friday April the 9th 2011.
U.S. Highway 78 East, Exit 8
Stone Mountain, GA
Posted on April 2nd, 2011 by VuDu
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First Troop will meet at the Shell in LaFayette Georgia at 9:00Am tomorrow morning 3/20/11. We will leave here for the officers meeting in Villa Rica.
Meet Here In La Fayette
Arrive Here In Villa Rica
Posted on March 19th, 2011 by VuDu
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Feburary 18th and 19th is the Sesquicentennial in Montgomery Alabama.
Posted on December 15th, 2010 by VuDu
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