James Franklin Lockett, 89, passed peacefully on Saturday, September 7, 2019. Frank is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Mary Virginia (Feldkamp), his children, Sherri (Dick) Turner, Jim (Patricia) Lockett, Jerilyn (Rusty) Overstreet, Edie (Gene) Amico and Wendelin (Jeff) Lockett-Funnell, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Frank attended Monroe City HS and University of MO, Columbia. He served two years in the US Naval Reserves, then enlisted in the US Air Force but shortly after was released with an honorable medical discharge. He worked for 36 years with the St. Louis Terminal Railroad Association Police Department, attaining the rank of Inspector. He and Virginia, avid RV enthusiasts, enjoyed visiting all of the US states except Alaska. Frank was a faithful member of St. John’s United Church of Christ in Weldon Springs. Visitation will be held there on Saturday, September 14, 9-11 am, followed by an 11 am service. Interment will be at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in West Ely, MO.
If desired please make Memorial Contributions to:
Vitas (Hospice) Community Connection
1801 Park 270 Drive, Suite #150
St. Louis, MO 63146
American Heart Association
460 N Lindbergh Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63141
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