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Official Obituary of

James Thomas "Jimmy" Locke, Jr.

January 27, 1936 ~ February 27, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old

James Thomas "Jimmy" Locke, Jr. Obituary

Mr. James Thomas “Jimmy” Locke, Jr., 88, passed away Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at McLeod Hospice House, Florence.

Jimmy was born on January 27, 1936, son of the late James Thomas Locke, Sr. and Katherine Anderson Locke. Jimmy was a retired rural letter carrier where he was active in the state and Local Rural Letter Carrier Association, serving in various positions. Prior, he was an insurance investigator, farmer, and owner of Port City Vespa of Charleston. He served in the Lake City Civil Air Patrol as a commander. He graduated from Lake City High School and attended Francis Marion University. 

Surviving are his wife of 70 years, Ann Holladay Locke; sister, Barbara Locke (Terry) Way; daughter, Lyn Locke (Ken) Martin; sons, James Thomas (Leslie) Locke, III, and William Robert “Bobby” (Cathie) Locke; nephew/son, Lewis Evan (Holly) Quinn; grandchildren, Holly Odom, Andrew Jeffords, Samantha Goodwin, Ashleigh Barnes, Adam Johnson, Hannah Locke, and Robert Locke; 9 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Friday, March 1, 2024, at Carolina Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow at Lake City Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Friday, March 1, 2024, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project, Post Office Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516 and/or Jeffords Sunday School Class of Lake City First Baptist Church, PO Box 820, Lake City, SC 29560.

The family wants to thank the Fresenius Dialysis Center of Lake City for the dedicated and loving care of Jimmy throughout the years, Dr. John Pittard, the nursing staff of McLeod Hospital ICU and McLeod Hospice House.

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March 1, 2024

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Carolina Funeral Home
215 E. Hwy. 378 Bypass
Scranton, SC 29591

Funeral Service
March 1, 2024

2:00 PM
Carolina Funeral Home Chapel
215 E. Hwy. 378 Bypass
Scranton, SC 29591


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