Richard L. Lockard Sr.

Sept. 29, 1935 – Jan. 14, 2022


Richard L. “Dick” Lockard Sr., 86, of Altoona, walked into Heaven on Friday. He was born in Altoona, son of

the late William J. and Pearl (Reed) Lockard.

He is survived by four children: Richard L. Jr. of Altoona, Debra Dick of Duncansville, Timothy L. of Merced, Calif., and Douglas of Altoona; four grandchildren: Jeremiah Dick, Jessie Bender, Taryn Witt and Krysta Gomez; five great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren, Sherriff Gilbert and Bryce Mathers; three step-great-grandchildren; a son-in-law, Bob Dick; daughters-in-law, Lori Lockard and Penni Lockard; and former wife, Bonnie Lawrence Lockard.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth and Donald.

Dick was a 1953 graduate of Altoona High School. He retired from the Pennsylvania Turnpike as an office clerk inspector.

He was a member of Faith Baptist Church and he also attended Puzzletown Road Bible Church. He was a member of the Bavarian Hall and served as a board member for the Altoona School District for 44 years.

Private family services were held. Interment was made at Blair Memorial Park.

Arrangements are by Mauk & Yates Funeral Home Inc.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Faith Baptist Church, 315 40th St., Altoona, PA 16602; Puzzletown Road Bible Church, Puzzletown Road, Newry, PA 16665; or the Altoona Public Library, 1600 Fifth Ave., Altoona, PA 16602.