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Joe Wayne Lokey

February 15, 1951 ~ May 22, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old

Joe Lokey Obituary

Columbia County

Joe Wayne Lokey, 72, Harlem, Georgia, entered into eternal rest on May 22, 2023.

Joe was born in Thomson, Georgia on February 15, 1951, lived most of his life in Thomson, graduated from Thomson High School, played football for Thomson High and graduated in Electronics from Augusta Technical School. And moved to Columbia County in 2008.  He was Baptist by faith and a member of Thomson First Baptist Church.  Early in Joe’s life he worked with his father and brothers in the family business, Lokey Home Builders. He worked for 35 years at Temple Inland until he retired and he and his wife, Angela owned and operated West Forrest Personal Care Home.  Joe enjoyed golf, football, especially the Thomson Bulldogs and the Georgia Bulldogs.  He enjoyed outdoors and dove hunting and especially loved spending time with his family and friends.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents, John Lamar Lokey and Myrtle Cushman Lokey; his brother, Charles “Charlie Anthony Lokey and his sister, Sadie Lokey Bradley. His survivors include his wife, Angela Welch Lokey; his son, Daniel S. Garcia (Katie); his daughters, Candice Laurel Lokey and Chasity Nicole Fulmer (Elliott); his brothers, Johnny Lokey (Debbie), Billy Lokey (Becky) and Walter “Peter” Lokey (Joyce); his grandchildren, Ashtyn Goodyear (McLean), Faith Simons, Jayden Newsome, Paisley Fulmer, Dallas Newsome, Tressa Fulmer, Trace Fulmer, Granger Garcia, Tristian Fulmer, Grant Garcia and Garrett Garcia and numerous numerous nieces and nephews and extended family.

The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, May 25th in the Chapel of Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson.

Interment will follow in Bellevue Memorial Gardens.  Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 pm, Wednesday at the funeral home.

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May 24, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Beggs Funeral Home
799 Cobbham Rd
Thomson, GA 30824-4058

Funeral Service
May 25, 2023

1:00 PM
Beggs Funeral Home Chapel
799 Cobbham Rd.
Thomson, Georgia 30824

Interment following funeral service
May 25, 2023

Bellevue Memorial Gardens, Grovetown


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