March 21, 2009
Thursday, March 26, 2009 11:00 am Vernon Funeral Home
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 5 - 8 pm
Johnny Ray Lockwood, age 37, of Urbana unexpectedly passed away in his home Saturday, March 21, 2009. He was born November 24, 1971 in Bellefontaine, Ohio, the son of John and Clara (Brown) Lockwood.
Johnny was employed by Honda ELP in East Liberty. He graduated in 1990 from Urbana High School. On August 1, 1997 he was joined in marriage to Sandra (Erwin) Gingrey, of Urbana. Johnny enjoyed camping, coin collecting, hunting, Nascar, mushroom hunting, riding motorcycles and spending time with his family.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his parents; children, Paige Gingrey, age 14 and Kullen Lockwood, age 10; sister, Penny (Chuck) Wyant and their children, Levi and Lindsey; brother, Sam (Cindy) Lockwood and their son, Jake; paternal grandmother, Dorothy (Shafer) Lockwood-Black; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Donald Sr. and Barbara Erwin; brother-in-law, Donald Erwin Jr., and his children, Sierra, Hannah, Ivee, Brian, and Austin; uncle, Dan Lockwood; aunts, Rose Heberline, Shirley Penhorwood, Judy Carney and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Harry Edwin Lockwood; maternal grandmother, Dorothy Steele; aunts, Jeannine Traylor, and Marsha Arnold.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, 2009 in VERNON FUNERAL HOME Urbana. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday in the funeral home with Rev. Wayne Engle officiating. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery Urbana.
Memorial contributions may be made in Johnny’s memory to the American Cancer Society, Southwest Regional Office, 2808 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH, 45206, www.cancer.org, or the Tecumseh Council Cub Scout Pack 66, c/o John Shutway, Cubmaster, 573 E. Church St. Urbana, Ohio 43078. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.