James F. Locke

James F. Locke, 74, of Stockport, died in his home on Weds, Dec. 27, 2017. He was born on April 7, 1943 to the late James Lee and Opal Pauline Bachelor Locke. He was married on Oct. 28, 1966 to the late Cheryl Diane Allberry Locke. After high school he served 4 years in the U.S. Navy. He was a retired Union Boilermaker out of Local #105 Chillicothe, Ohio. He was a former Stockport Vol. Fireman, member of Webb Lodge #252 of Stockport, Morgan County Shrine club, and American Legion Post #389 of Beverly. He is survived by his devoted sister Jinny and brother-in-law Dan Wallace of Stockport, sister-in-law Janet (Sweet) and Bruce Ray of McConnelsville, and Krista Allberry of Stockport. Devoted father to Scott Locke of Malta, William Locke (deceased), Tanna (Trent) Roberts of Pennsville, Chad Locke (deceased), Eric Locke of Stockport and Tisha (Jimmy) Voland of Marietta. Devoted Papaw to Vince Locke, Devon McGrath, Kelsie Mayle, Joey Locke, Jimmy Locke, Alyzha Norman, Alayna Locke, Cecelia Norman, Carter Locke, Ethan Locke, Anna Mae Queen, Eric Locke, Gavin Locke and Tyler Locke. Great grand father to Acie Mayle, Finley Norman and Kenzie Fleming. Friends may call on Tuesday, Jan 2, 2018 at the Stone-Matheney Funeral Home in Chesterhill from 4-7 P.M. with Masonic services following at 7:00 P.M. Mike Snyder and Rhett Matheney will officiate the services on Wednesday, Jan 3, at 11:00 A.M. with burial following at the Stockport Cemetery where James will be laid to rest beside his late wife Cheryl. The Family ask in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Stockport Youth League, P.O. Box 226 Stockport, Ohio 43787 in Loving memory of his late son Chad. To send a note of condolence to the family go to www.matheneyfh.com.