Mr. Herman Lockley departed this life at his home in Newport News, Virginia on August 1, 2018. He was born in Locust Hill, Virginia on February 5, 1953 to the late Amos Lockley and Imeta Lockley-Stokes.
Herman attended and graduated from the Virginia State School in Hampton, Virginia. He was employed at AlliedSecurity and Storage/Apple Moving Company for over fifty years.
Herman enjoyed spending time with his family, spending time with his nieces, nephews and grand daughter. Driving to the country on the weekends, and watching and talking about sports.
Although he had some health issues, he never lost faith in Jesus Christ nor his love and consideration for others. He was always there willing to give a helping hand.
In addition to his parents Amos Lockley and Imeta Lockley-Stokes. Herman was preceded in death by his brothers, Thomas Earl Lockley, Theodore Lockley, Sr.; sisters: Julia Lockley-Jones, and Lucille Lockley-Laboard.
Herman leaves to cherish many memories: two sisters: Ann “Sis” Lockley of Philadelphia, PA, and Josetta Lockley of Saluda, VA; three brothers: Linwood “Lune” Lockley of Plainsfield, NJ; Eland “Stretch”Lockley of Newport News , VA, and Earl Tony Stokes of Saluda, VA; One daughter Mekayla Reaves,; One grand child Kamille Reaves,; five nieces: Glenda Lockley-Sutherlin, Renita Lockley-Hunt, Tamara Lockley-Williams, Trinity Osborne and Takenya Gilbert,; four nephews: Anthony Lockley; Theodore Lockley, Jr, Barry Lockley, Keion Osborne and McKinley Earl Stokes, and a host of cousins, great nieces and great nephews.
Services for Mr. Lockley will be held 11:00a.m. Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at New Hope Baptist Church 1415 Big Bethel Rd. Hampton VA. by Dr. Christopher C. Carter Sr.
Mr. Lockley will lie in state two hours Prior to service.
It is the desire of the Lockley family that you keep them in your thoughts and prayers.
The family of the late Mr. Herman Lockley has entrusted his final care to the staff of C. C. Carter Funeral Home, Inc.