Howard Bradly Lochaby

January 31, 1934June 4, 2018

Hickory- Howard Bradly Lochaby, 84 of Hickory passed away Monday, June 4, 2018 at Catawba Regional Hospice. Born January 31, 1934 in Hiawassee, Georgia, he was the son of the late Leonard S. Lochaby and Hattie Anderson Lochaby. He was preceded in death by his wife Libby Rathbone Lochaby and a brother Rev. James Lewis Lochaby. He retired from Thurston Trucking after 25 years and Brown Trucking of 3 years. Survivors include two sons and five daughters, Bart Struben Lochaby of Fl, and Paul Marty Lochaby of GA, Shirley Slaughter of the home, Miranda Hutchinson and husband James of Connelly Springs, Rebecca Taylor of Hickory, Deborah Shew and husband Randy of Hickory and Karen Smith of Hickory; 20 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; sisters Reba Tanner, Jana Rhea Crisp and husband Rev. Ronnie of Murphy and Anna Ruth Smith of Murphy; brothers Forrest Lochaby and Lawson Lochaby and wife Geraldine, all of Murphy, Bruce Lochaby and wife Wanda of Franklin, and several nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 from 10:00 am to 10:45 am at Hickory Funeral Home, and at other times the home of Deborah Shew. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 11:00 am in the Chapel of Hickory Funeral Home with the Rev. Ronnie Crisp officiating. Burial will follow immediately at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.


  • VISITATION Wednesday, June 6, 2018
  • FUNERAL SERVICE Wednesday, June 6, 2018
  • BURIAL Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Howard Bradly Lochaby

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