In Memory of
John Vernon Lockwood
May 19, 1949–April 30, 2020
John Vernon Lockwood was born May 19, 1949 in Walla Walla, Washington to Vernon A Lockwood & Elizabeth Vahl Lockwood. John died in Salem, Oregon April 30, 2020.
He graduated from Astoria High School in 1967 and Oregon State University in 1971. He was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity. John enlisted in the US Air Force and was stationed in Montana & England. He worked at Mercer Industries in Beaverton & then for the Marion County Tax Assessor.
He retired in 2016 as Marion County Commercial Tax Appraiser. John was an Eagle Scout & a member of Mazamas and hiked Mt. Hood. His greatest pleasure was his garden, his many friends & his family. John worked as volunteer at the Willamette Humane Society. (He was the cat whisperer)
He is survived by his mother Elizabeth Lockwood, sister Elizabeth L Nimmo (Ed), brother Andrew Lockwood, niece Katherine Nimmo Rosenbaum (Andy), nephews Cameron Nimmo (Fernanda) & Christopher Nimmo (Jennifer), great nephews & nieces Aidan, Alex & Ava Rosenbaum & Lucy Nimmo. Services will be held at a later date. Donations in his memory could be made to Willamette Humane Society.