Glenn Lockhart 1938-2019

Glenn E. Lockhart, 81, Valley Falls, died Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka.

He was born March 14, 1938, at Wetmore, the son of VanBuren and Flossie Costen Lockhart. He graduated from Atchison County Community High School in 1956.

Mr. Lockhart served in the U.S. Army from 1961 to 1963. He was a surveyor for the City of Topeka from 1968 to 1998. He had worked as a surveyor for several watershed dam projects and had worked at the Muscotah Hardware Store.

He married Shirley J. Heineken, Sept. 18, 1966, at Denison. She survives.

Other survivors include two sons, Melvin Lockhart and wife Jody and Michael Lockhart and wife Kathryn, all of Valley Falls; six grandchildren, Tyler, Peyton, David, Stephanie, Jennifer and Zachary; and 12 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Willis Lockhart, and a sister, Hazel Harrier.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 20 at Mercer Funeral Home in Valley Falls. Burial will follow in Valley Falls Cemetery with military honors by Grahem-Herbers VFW Post 3084. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m until service time Saturday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grahem-Herbers VFW Post 3084 or to the Valley Falls Athletic Association, sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 6, Valley Falls, KS 66088.

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