FORT FAIRFIELD – Charles J. Lockhart, 87, husband of the late Winnifred (Durgin) Lockhart, passed away Monday morning, May 12, 2008, at a Bangor health care facility. He was born May 15, 1920, in Fort Fairfield, the son of Arthur G. and Ethel M. (Smith) Lockhart. Charles graduated from Fort Fairfield High School in 1938 and served in the U.S. Army during World War II, from February 1941 to October 1945, in the Field Observation Battalion, serving in Europe in various locations including France, Ireland, Wales, England, Germany and Austria. He was married to Winnifred N. Durgin, Aug. 26, 1946, and was a life member of VFW Paul Lockhart Post No. 6187, Fort Fairfield and a member of American Legion Walter Lovely Post No. 27, Fort Fairfield, for more than 50 years. Charles also was a dedicated former member of United Parish Church Men’s Group and served on United Parish Church Board of Directors, Fort Fairfield Rotary Club, Fort Fairfield Frontier Fish and Game Club, the former Fort Fairfield Masonic Lodge AF & AM No. 112, where he was raised to the degree of Master Mason, and was, at the time of his death, affiliated with Trinity Masonic Lodge AF & AM No. 130 of Presque Isle. He had been employed as a bank teller for many years by Frontier Trust Co., Casco Northern Bank and Peoples Heritage Bank of Fort Fairfield. Charles was an avid sports fan in all respects, but possessed a special love for the Fort Fairfield Tigers and the Yankees. In addition to his parents, Mr. Lockhart was predeceased by his wife, Winnifred, May 7, 1987; one brother, Hugh W. E. Lockhart in 1944, serving in the U.S. Army; and two sisters, Ruth Lockhart and H. Clare Lockhart. He is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, James H. and Judy Lockhart of Hermon; two daughters and sons-in-law, Ruth Lockhart and her husband, Peter Thibeau, of Bangor and Marie L. and Bruce Benson of Santa Rosa, Calif.; one brother, Roy S. Lockhart of Basking Ridge, N.J.; one sister, W. Joyce Malpere of Merritt Island, Fla.; three grandchildren, Charles Bouchard of Jakarta, Indonesia, Abigail Lockhart of Topsham and Lucas Lockhart of Portland; several nieces and nephews. Friends may call 2-3 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at United Parish Church, 4 Church St., Fort Fairfield, where a memorial service will be conducted 3 p.m. with the Rev. Diane Langworthy officiating. Interment, with military honors, will take place immediately after the memorial service at Riverside Cemetery, Fort Fairfield. A time of continued fellowship with refreshments will be held immediately after the interment at United Parish Church. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may contribute in memory to Mr. Lockhart to United Parish Church Memorial fund, care of Joyce Plant, 45 Brunswick Ave., Fort Fairfield, ME 04742 or to Fort Fairfield Alumni Association, P.O. Box 201, Fort Fair-field, ME 04742. Envelopes will be available at the service. Arrangements are under the direction of Giberson-Dorsey Funeral Home, 144 Main St., Fort Fairfield.