Leroy M. Lockwood, 57, New Town, passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2013, in a Minot hospital.
Leroy was born July 24, 1956, in Minot, the son of Leroy Sr. and Juliette (Starr) Lockwood. He was raised in New Town and Minot and educated at New Town schools. Leroy also attended schools in Wahpeton, Flandreau Indian School in South Dakota and Kicking Horse Job Corps in Montana. He moved with his family to California, where he lived until returning to North Dakota.
Leroy had worked for 15 years at Sherman Joslin Drywall Co. in California.
Leroy is survived by: his children, Nancy Lockwood, Lana Lockwood Martinez, Laurie Williams, Leroy Jr. and Jessica Lockwood; four grandchildren; sisters, Loris Zuck, of Douglas, Lana Suarez, of Hawaiian Gardens, Calif., Lisa White Tail, of Bismarck, Leslie Lockwood, Donna Lockwood and Deborah Hinojosa, all of New Town; brother, Clayton Lockwood Sr., New Town; and a number of nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Leroy was preceded in death by parents, Leroy Sr. and Juliette Lockwood; brothers, Mason and Bruce; and a sister, Lois.
Wake: Today, Aug. 4, 2013, at 5 p.m. in the Four Bears Community Center, New Town.
Funeral service: Monday, Aug. 5, at 11 a.m. in the Four Bears; (Johnny Bird) Community Center, of New Town.
Interment: Snowbird Cemetery, rural New Town.
Arrangements entrusted to Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.