Published in the Toledo Blade on 5 August 2007.


Wallace R. Lockhart, 88, of Genoa, OH died Friday afternoon, August 3, 2007, in Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Toledo, OH. Wallace was born in Corbin, KY on July 20, 1919, to Theo and Agnes (Nevels) Lockhart. He married Margaret L. (Wilder) in London, KY on November 26, 1947, and she preceded him in death on December 3, 2004. Wallace and his wife owned and operated the former Hay-Lo Market in Genoa for 28 years retiring in 2000. He had also worked for the B & O Railroad for over 30 years, retiring in 1984. Wallace served his country proudly in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was stationed in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on the USS San Francisco during the Japanese attack on December 7, 1941. Later he participated in the attack and sinking of a Japanese aircraft carrier in the Pacific. He was a member of the Genoa American Legion Post #324, the Royal Arch Masons and the Genoa Lodge. He enjoyed visiting with people and liked to watch old western movies in his spare time. Survivors include his son, Bob Hayes of Genoa; daughter, Sue Reeder of Ferndale, MI; brother, Bob (Mildred) Lockhart of Corbin, KY, 8 grandchildren; many great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; brothers, E.G. and Bud Lockhart and sister, Elizabeth Lockhart. Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday evening, August 6, 2007, in the Robinson-Walker Funeral Home, Genoa, OH. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until the time of service. Graveside services with military honors will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Tuesday in the Clay Township Cemetery, Genoa. The family suggests memorials, in Wallace's memory, be to Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Toledo, OH, the Allen-Clay Joint Fire District #3 Genoa, or the Genoa American Legion Post #324. Online condolences may be shared with the family at _www.walkerfuneralhomes.com


     

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