Wayne O. Lockwood
Wayne O. Lockwood
MUSKEGON, Mich. — Wayne O. Lockwood, 71, of Muskegon, MI, formerly of Dryden, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2013, at his home.
He was born April 30, 1941, in Granville, New York, the son of Charles and Lucille (Sears) Lockwood.
After attending Granville High School, Wayne enlisted into the United States Army, where he proudly served for 22 years and achieved the rank of Chief Warrant Officer III. He served in both the Korean War and the Vietnam War during his career with the Army, and traveled to many places throughout the world.
Wayne also held a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Northwood Institute. Once retired from the military, Wayne spent 25 years working for General Dynamics (Chrysler Defense) as a Program Manager, before retiring in 2005.
Wayne married Marjorie (Greene) in 1963, and together they spent 42 wonderful years until her passing in 2005. In 2008, he married Linda (Finkel) who dearly loved, supported and cared for him during his battle with cancer.
He was a member of the Lapeer VFW Post #4139, and St. James Lutheran Church in Montague, Michigan.
He is survived by his wife Linda; three sons: Mark (Jordan) of Cheyenne, WY, Henry of Dryden, MI, and Nathan (Kristin) of South Lyon, MI; stepdaughters: Kelly (Jeffrey) Frick of Davisburg, MI, Kimberly (Rick) Zinger of Imlay City, MI, Kerry (Joel) Campbell of Ortonville, MI, and Dr. Karissa (Todd) Tryska of Muskegon, MI; two grandsons: Preston and Hayden Lockwood; step-grandchildren: Jessica, Zachary, Michael, Stephanie, Julieann, Madison, Seth, Quintin, Billie, Reese, Wren and Josha; one sister, Clara McQuirk and two brothers, Jack and Richard; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife Marjorie, brother Charles, and sister Alice Lockwood-Cuervo.
Visitation will be held Thursday, April 25, 2013, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Almont, MI, and Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Christ Lutheran Church in Goodrich, MI, and funeral service at 11 a.m. at the church, with Pastor Kelly Todd officiating.
Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Dryden.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society, The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, or Wounded Warriors Project.
To sign the online guest book, please go to www.MuirBrothers.com.