Cover photo for Matthew Locklear's Obituary
Matthew Locklear Profile Photo
1973 Matthew 2021

Matthew Locklear

March 29, 1973 — August 6, 2021


Matthew Kevin "Tug" Locklear, 48 of Fayetteville passed away August 6, 2021.

Born in Scotland County he is the son of Bobby Locklear and Rita Brooks Lossman. He was preceded in death by his step father, Bill Lossman.

In addition to his parents he is survived by daughter, Chloe Mikel; son, Caleb Locklear; sister, Brooke Gonzalez & husband Jose: brother, Clay Locklear; step brothers, Billy Lossman & wife Becky and Kenny Lossman; former wife, Melanie Locklear; close friend, Amy Naugle.

He was a helicopter mechanic for over 27 years, 6 of which were in the US Army.  Matthew got his nickname "Tug" from his career as a helicopter mechanic from tugging the helicopters around Simmons Army airfield here at Fort Bragg.

He enjoyed ATV riding and you could usually find him riding his motorcycle or at the gym power lifting.  He will always be remembered as a gentle giant and his booming voice echoing at his children's sporting events

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Matthew Locklear, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Monday, August 16, 2021

Starts at 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pinecrest Funeral and Cremation Services

4721 Dunrobin Dr, Hope Mills, NC 28348

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 17

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree