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Raynard S. Lockhart

July 20, 1959 April 1, 2019
Raynard S. Lockhart
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Raynard Stuart Lockhart, 59, of Willingboro, NJ answered God’s call and walked into His Everlasting Arms on Monday, April 1, 2019.

Raynard Stuart Lockhart was born July 20, 1959 to Elaine T. Lockhart and the late James W. Lockhart in Orange, NJ. He graduated from the East Orange School system in 1978. Raynard was the Head Supervisor for The Grand Summit Hotel in Summit, NJ under the tutelage of his late father, James W. Lockhart. However, he moved on to bigger and better things and was a graduate of the NJDOC Training Academy in Sea Girt, NJ where he became a State Corrections Officer.

Raynard married Vonne Davis Lockhart in 2005. Raynard worked as a State Corrections Officer for Craf (The Department of Corrections) in Trenton, NJ for 18 years and received a posthumous promotion Police Officer after his death. He was an avid bowler and loved cruising the seas. Raynard also loved hosting barbecues and sitting in his backyard with family and friends firing up his smoke pit.

Raynard leaves to cherish his memory: his wife, Vonne Lockhart; his children, Sharif Raynard and Tariq Stuart Puryear; stepchildren, Freda Davis, Lane Davis and Sherod & Gigi Davis; grandchildren, Jalyn, Jaysun, Emir and Kayden Puryear, Desiree Mack, Jasir Eden, Shamari Smith, Dajanae Colon, Nina Sawyer, Sa’miyah Brinson, Seyoni El, Jamil, Seth and Sherod Davis Jr.; his mother, Elaine Lockhart; his brothers, James V., Durand S. and Nazir K. Bey Lockhart; and a host of family and friends.

He was preceded in death by: his father, James W. Lockhart; grandparents, Abel & Cornelia Simpkins and James B. Tisdale; his brother, Keith (Kelly) Lockhart; stepson, Stephon Brinson; uncles, Harry Tisdale, Ralph and Stafford Simpkins; and aunts, Yolanda Fields and Mildred White.

Raynard will continue to be in our hearts Always and Forever!

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Visitation

Friday

5

Apr

7:00 PM 4/5/2019 7:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 4/5/2019 9:00:00 PM
Ebenezer Baptist Church

153 William Street
Orange, NJ 07050

Ebenezer Baptist Church
153 William Street Orange 07050 NJ
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

6

Apr

11:00 AM 4/6/2019 11:00:00 AM
Ebenezer Baptist Church

153 William Street
Orange, NJ 07050

Ebenezer Baptist Church
153 William Street Orange 07050 NJ
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Rosedale Cemetery Final Resting Place

408 Orange Road
Montclair, NJ 07042

408 Orange Road Montclair 07042 NJ
United States
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