|Jean Kay Morse-Jackson
Joined: 29 Mar 2008
|Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:51 am Post subject: Lockwood, Robert C. "Bob" 1951-2013
|Obit: Evening Tribune, Hornell, NY; Mar 26, 2013 @ 11:58 AM; Last update Mar 26, 2013 @ 05:49 PM
Almond, N.Y. — Robert C. “Bob” Lockwood, 62, of 7562 Donnelly Road, Almond, died unexpectedly on Saturday (March 23, 2013) at his home.
Born in Hornell on April 25, 1951, he was the son of Arthur and Joyce (Brewer) Lockwood.
Bob grew up in the Hornell-Canisteo area and was a graduate of Canisteo Central School (class of 1969). For many years he worked as a machinist at Polly-O Dairy.
For about 29 years, Bob resided in Illinois, where he was employed as a manager at the Willie Wonka candy factory. Throughout the years, he was a self-employed carpenter and a jack of all trades. He had resided in the Almond area for the past eight years.
Bob was an avid hunter and enjoyed hunting with both bow and rifle. He especially loved hunting deer, bears, foxes and rabbits. Bob also enjoyed working on cars, both mechanically and doing body-work.
He was preceded in death by his father; and his daughter, Penny Lockwood, who died Jan. 11, 1990.
Surviving are two daughters, Stacy (Steve) Haczela, of Elgin, Ill., and Rachael Olson, of Crest Hill, Ill.; two sons, Todd (Margarita) Lockwood of Elgin, Ill., and Trevor (Sabrina Curtis) Lockwood, of Forest Park, Ill.; his former wife, Karol Lockwood, of Carol Stream, Ill.; his mother, Joyce Lockwood, of North Carolina; two brothers, David Lockwood, of Florida, and Arthur Lockwood, of North Carolina; one sister, Debbie Lockwood, of North Carolina; nine grandchildren; one great-granddaughter, with another great-granddaughter on the way; and several nieces and nephews.
The family of Robert C. “Bob” Lockwood will receive friends on Wednesday from
3-5 p.m. at the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.
To leave an online condolence or share a memory, visit www.dagonfuneralhome.com.