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James Ernest "The Leland Bike Man" Locklear

December 3, 1943 - July 26, 2019

James Ernest Locklear, “The Leland Bike Man”, 75, passed away Friday July 26, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was predeceased by his parents Ernest and Reatha (McGirt) Locklear.

James is survived by his beloved wife of 30 years, Suzanne Locklear; his sons James Jr, Timmy, Ricky, Mickey; his daughter Tara Bindewald and many extended family members.

A funeral service will be held Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 3:00 PM with a visitation one hour prior at the Zion United Methodist Church located at 6864 Zion Church Road NE Leland NC 28451. A committal service will be immediately following in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation in James’ honor to Lower Cape Fear Hospice via tmcfunding.com. Or a donation may be made in James’ honor directly to Zion United Methodist Church.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 525 Village Road Leland NC 28451 910-383-3511.

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