George Locker

1924 - 2019

George Calvin Locker – of Chesley, peacefully at the Chesley Hospital on Monday July 15, 2019, at the age of 94 years. Devoted husband to the late Irene Lorraine Locker (nee Small). Beloved father of Lorretta "Lorrie" (Dennis Dippel), of Surrey, BC, and Sharon (Fred Nettle), of Keady. Cherished grandfather of Greg (Anne) & family, Sara (Sean) & family, and Meagan (Alan) & family; great-grandfather of 8; and great-great-grandfather of 5. He will be remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Oscar and Jessie; stepfather James Clement; grandson Stephen; 2 brothers; and 1 sister. George will be remembered for his conversations with friends, his love of rope making, steam-engines, and John Deere tractors. Many thanks to the staff at Halliday House, Chesley, and Chesley Hospital for their excellent care and support. Cremation has taken place. A service to celebrate George’s life will be held from the Chesley Baptist Church, 58 1st Avenue N., Chesley on Friday August 23, 2019 at 2:15 PM. Members of Chesley, Forest No. 393 will hold a Masonic Memorial Service at 2 o’clock. Interment in Ebenezer United Church Cemetery at a later date. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Kidney Foundation would be appreciated in lieu of flowers. Arrangements entrusted to the THOMAS C. WHITCROFT FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 814 Bruce Rd. 8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041. Condolences may be expressed online at

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