Julius J. Lockey Jr., 87 of Jacksonville, departed this life on Saturday September 30, 2017 surrounded by his family.
Julius was born in Scotland county on January 8, 1930 to the late Julius Lockey and Louvenia "Beanie" Lowery. In 1955/1956 Julius relocated to Onslow County where he made his home and raised his family of 8 children. Although he will be greatly missed his legacy will live on through his greatest joy: his family. His gracious and loving manner will forever be engrained in the hearts of those who knew him.
He leaves to cherish his memory by his wife of 68 years, Nellie Hunt Lockey; 8 children, Barbara Wheeler (Thomas), Carol Piper, Janet Sue Davis (Donald), Margie Simpson (David), Larry Lockey, Julius Lockey, Eddie Lockey (Donna), and Chris Lockey; 25 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6:00pm to 8:00pm on Tuesday October 3, 2017 at Kahlert Funerals & Cremations in Maysville.
Graveside Service will be held at 2:30 pm on Wednesday October 4, 2017 at Dogwood Memorial Cemetery in Maysville.