Raymond H. Lokant, 89, of Oak Hill, WV went peacefully to his Heavenly Father on Monday, December 2, 2019.
Born June 25, 1930, in Minden, WV he was the son of the late Carl Hugo Lokant, Sr. and Mary Gilkey Lokant.
Raymond was a veteran of the US Army having served during the Korean Conflict. He was a devoted employee of Cabot Gas for 40 years and was a member of the Fellowship Memorial Baptist Church, Oak Hill. Raymond’s passions were woodworking and his love for his grandchildren.
Siblings, Mary Margaret Lokant, Carl H. Lokant Jr., Robert Lokant, Mary Virginia Peters, Patsy Jean Lokant and Lawrence Lokant preceded him in death.
His dear memory will be cherished by his wife, Helen Joyce Renkovish Lokant; children, Rev. Pete (Carla) Lokant, Becky (Mike) Perdue, Jennie (Connie) Simms, Debbie (John) Garvin, and Dave (Lori) Lokant all of Oak Hill; and grandchildren, Leah Evans, Jeff Lokant, Michael Lokant, Joey Lokant, Amy Crosier, Heather Elder, Stacy Koch, Jeremy Simms, Angela Garvin, Dr. Matthew Lokant, Joshua Lokant, and Bradley Lokant. He is also survived by 10 great-grandchildren and sisters, Linda Osterkamp of Ypsilanti, Michigan, and Sherry Ellison of Oak Hill.
Services will be on Saturday, December 7, 2019, at 1:00 pm at Tyree Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill, with Rev. Pete Lokant officiating. Burial will be at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill. Friends may call from 11:00 am until service time.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Fellowship Memorial Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 317, Oak Hill, WV 25901.
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Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, WV