Obituary Notice: Donald C. Lockett
Donald Clair Lockett, 75, of Curwensville died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 at the Ridgeview Elder Care Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Curwensville.
BornJune 12, 1937in McCartney, he was the son of Clayton A. and Pearl (Freeman) Lockett Sr. Mr. Lockett was retired as an assembly man for General Motors Corp. in both their North Tonawanda, NY and Georgia Plants.
He was a member of Community Baptist Church in Bloomington, was a former member of the Free & Accepted Masons in New York and enjoyed hunting and fishing.
OnMarch 15, 1958in Curwensville, he wed the former Eloise C. Caldwell, who survives along with four children, Susan Roberson and her husband, Jeff of Mandeville, LA, Sandra Galvis of Atlanta, GA, Robert Lockett and his wife, Virginia of North Carolina and Jackie Grant of North Tonawanda, NY.
Also surviving are nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and two sisters, Ruth Elensky and her husband, George of Clearfield and Gloria Katchman of Hyde.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Donald Lockett Jr. and four brothers, Carl, Frank, Lee and Clayton Jr. “Jack” Lockett.
Funeral services for Mr. Lockett will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Community Baptist Church, 11555 Curwensville-Tyrone Hwy., (Bloomington), Curwensville, with the Rev. Todd T. Hogue officiating. Burial will be in the Friends Cemetery, Grampian.
Friends will be received from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Monday and from9:30a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home Inc. of Curwensville when the procession will depart for the church.
The family suggests contributions be made to the Community Baptist Church Building Fund, 11555 Curwensville-Tyrone Hwy., Curwensville, PA 16833.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chidboyfuneralhome.com.
The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.