Funeral   services   for   Mr.  Earl  Raymon  Locke,  95,   of
Donelson,  Tennessee,  will  be  held   at  2  P.M.   on   Sunday,
October  6, 2013,  at   Anderson – Upper  Cumberland  Funeral
Home  in  Gainesboro, TN.  Burial  will  follow  in the Rob Draper
Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson  County,
TN.

The  family  will  receive friends on Saturday from 4  P.M. – 8 P.
M., and Sunday from 1 P.M. until time of services.

He   passed   away   on   Thursday,  October   3,   2013,   at
Hendersonville Medical Center.
   
He was born  November 1, 1917, in  Jackson  County, TN, to
the late
Harshell Locke and Vela Pippin Locke. On  May  16,
1949,  he  was  married  to  the  late  
Daffo  Bybee  Locke. He
worked   in  research  development   at   U.S.   Rubber   Co.   in
Michigan,  and  was  a  member  of  the  Church  of  Christ.   He
served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

In  addition  to  his  wife  and  parents,  he  was  preceded in
death by
2 Brothers: Kenneth Locke and Donal Locke.

Survivors  include  
2 Brothers: Austin Locke of Old Hickory,
TN, and Gilbert Locke of Michigan; and
4 Sisters: Mildred Kirby
of Cookeville, TN, Sallie Daniels of California, Rosamond Locke
of   Old   Hickory, TN,   and   Johnnie  Pruett of Gainesboro, TN.
Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Memorial  donations  may  be  made  to  the Jackson County
Veterans Memorial by contacting the funeral home.
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