John P. Locke, Sr.

Birth Date: 
Tuesday, September 19, 1972
Date of Passing: 
Wednesday, September 4, 2019

ORRVILLE – John P. Locke, Sr., 46, of Orrville passed away on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare in Wooster.

He was born September 19, 1972 in Quaker Town, Pennsylvania, the son of Frank and Florence Chubb Locke.

He had worked as a machine operator in the steel industry.  John enjoyed art, woodworking and mechanical drafting.

He proudly served his country with the US. Army.

Surviving are his children, Jennifer (Mikel) Eatherton of Florida, Jacob Locke of Wooster, Kasie Locke, Cory Locke, John Locke, Jr. and Rylee Yost all of Orrville; his parents of Florida; grandchildren, Ryan, James, Ethan and William Eatherton; siblings, Christopher Locke of Oklahoma, Joseph Locke of Florida, Michael Locke and Steven Locke both of Pennsylvania, and his girlfriend; Tasha Yost of Orrville.

There will be no calling hours.

Inurnment of cremains will be held at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, 10175 Rawiga Rd., Seville on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 12:30 p.m.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the funeral home to help defray expenses.

Online condolences may be left for the family at


Memorial Contributions: 

To the funeral home to help defray expenses


No calling hours


Friday, September 13, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery,


We're so sorry for the loss of this wonderful man! He was a great father, friend and just a great person. He will truley be missed. Our thoughts an prayers to his family and friend. Especially his children. Rest in heaven our friend!

So very sorry for your loss!

Tasha, I know John was the love of your life. You were SO good to him. I know he loved you and his children. I'm so sorry for your loss. I'm here if you need anything.

I am so very sorry to hear of your family's loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you.
Please let me know if there is anything I can do
-Mr. Nussbaum

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