Duane Lockard and William Lockard

Harrison County Sheriff Mark Miller has reportedly begun questioning several people _ talking to residents who may have heard or seen something that may relate to the deaths of Duane Lockard, 60, and his brother William Lockard, 61, both of Suffield.

The two were shot to death Friday at Tappan Lake, about 60 miles south of Portage County, in the first double murder Harrison County has seen in 10 years. Officials investigating the deaths won't say whether the brothers knew their attacker, but do say that they probably saw the killer coming.

The Portage County sheriff's and prosecutor's offices are cooperating with Harrison County officials.

Joint services for the Lockards will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Adams-Mason Memorial Chapel in Akron.

William H., 61, was born March 20, 1936 in Broad Top, Pa. while Duane E., 60, was born Oct. 13, 1937 in Indiana, Pa. Both were the sons of Eldon and Helen (O'Neal) Lockard.

William was a 25-year member of the Masons.

He is survived by sons, James of Boardman, Jeffery of California, and Robert of New Waterford; daughters, Joyce Lockard of Lubbock, Texas, and Sue Karrer of Amanda, Ohio; and five grandchildren.

Duane is survived by his wife, Jean; son, Duane II of Akron; daughters, Deborah (Leonard) Shakan of Sharon Center and Dorane Clemens of Akron; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. A son, Del, died previously.

Both are survived by brothers Allen (Marylou) Lockard of Columbiana and Ernest Lockard of Akron; sisters, Vivian Hilliard of Prospect, Pa., Ruth Dorsett of Groton, Conn., and Patty Surgen of Akron.

Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Adams-Mason Memorial Chapel, 791 E. Market St., Akron. Cremation will take place and burial will be at the discretion of the families.

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