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Jefferson Ray (Jake) Lockman

July 30, 1943 ~ February 5, 2024 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Jefferson Lockman Obituary

Jefferson “Jake” Ray Lockman, 80, born in Statesville, NC to the late Wade and Hazel Lockman, passed away peacefully on February 5th, 2024.

Before his retirement, Jake worked many years for Hunt Manufacturing in Statesville, NC.

Jake and Lorene, his beautiful wife of nearly 20 years, resided in Belmont, NC.  Jake and Lorene enjoyed life, spending time at the beach, dancing, dining out, spending time with family, and attending church.  Both were avid sports fans, no matter the sport!

Jake is preceded in death by his wife, Lorene Lawing, his mother and father, Wade and Hazel Lockman, his sisters, Helen Bovier and Laura June Lockman, and his son Eric Lockman.

Jake is survived by his brother, David Lockman (Laura), his sons, Paul David and Jeff Lockman (Angela), his stepdaughters,Susan Heath (Jimmy), Debbie Tucker (Ed), and Cindy Tilley (Kent) as well as many grand and great grandchildren, nieces,and other extended family.

The family will celebrate the life of Jake with a graveside service to be held on Saturday February 17th, 2024 at 12:00 at Hillcrest Cemetery in Mt. Holly, NC.

Words cannot express the gratitude we have for the loving and caring staff at Stanley Total Living Center.  They became like family and Jake loved them dearly.  He was the resident jokester, lovingly referred to as “Jake the Snake” by the staff.  We are also appreciative of VIA Health Partners for being there for us in our time of need.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to VIA Health Partners (Hospice & Palliative Care Lincoln County) at PO Box 470408 Charlotte, NC 28247 or online at or to the charity of your choice.

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Graveside Service
February 17, 2024

12:00 PM
Hillcrest Gardens Cemetery
1508 Charles Raper Jonas Hwy
Mount Holly, NC 28120


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