James William Lockwood was born on Jan. 8, 1929,to Frank W. and Goldie (Crabb) Lockwood in Reed. He graduated from Altus High School in 1949. James and Lila June Duncan were married in Raton, N.M. on Aug. 31, 1954. To this union two children were born. James served his country in the United States Army from 1952 to 1956 and was honorably discharged as a Sergeant. He was the owner of Lockwood Auto Parts from 1963 until his retirement in 2008. He was of the Christian faith. James enjoyed fishing, the NRA, and spending time with family.
James was preceded in death by his parents; wife; two brothers, Dalton and Milton; and two sisters, Maudie and Lola May.
He is survived by one daughter, Karen Kneisel and husband John of Altus; a son, James Lockwood, Jr. and wife Tommie of Altus; one sister, Hazel Crone of Odessa, Texas; three grandchildren, Lisa Shelton and husband Jon of Altus, Stacy Smith and husband Dustin of St. Joseph, Mo., and Cody Lockwood; and two great-grandchildren, Brooke Shelton and Lily Shelton.
The family will receive guests from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Kincannon Gathering Room.
Online tributes may be made at kincannonfuneralhome.com