Daniel R. “Danny” Lockwood, 59, of Turbeville, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, June 23, 2012.He was born July 2, 1952, in Urbana, Ohio, the son of Harry and Dorothy (Schafer) Lockwood.
Danny was a 1971 graduate of Urbana High School and served his country in the United States Army, where he served in Vietnam. He retired from Honda and was a member of the Boy Scouts of America and the American Legion Pearce-Kerns Post #120. Danny loved being outdoors, boating, fishing, hunting, riding his motorcycles, working with his hands and playing with his grandchildren. He was a loving peepaw, father, brother, son and friend. Danny was always on the go, knew no strangers, could make something out of nothing and never let the world get him down. He will be greatly missed by all who met him.
He is survived by his children, Chantelle M. Rose Urbana, Ohio, Melanie E. (Charles) Brancato of Turbeville, Shiloh D. (Rodney) Getz of S. Charleston, Ohio, and Danyrae S. (Chad) Scott of Wapokenta, Ohio; grandchildren, Joseph Brancato, Skyler Gist, Addison Rose, Andrie Rose, Melia Brancato, Luciano Brancato, Abby Getz, Enzo Brancato, Rocco Brancato, Ellen Getz, Mia Brancato, Stephanie Getz, and Gage Scott; wife of 15 years, Linda Lockwood; brother, John “Jack” (Claire) Lockwood; sisters, Shirley (Charlie) Penhorwood, Rose (Richard) Heberling and Judy Carney; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Danny is preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter, Melia Ray Brancato; sisters, Marsha Arnold and Helen “Jeannine” Traylor; nephew, John Lockwood, as well as many aunts and uncles.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-4 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. on Sunday, July 1, 2012, in the Vernon Funeral Home, Urbana, Ohio. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 2, at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Cable, Ohio where military honors will be presented by the American Legion Pearce-Kerns Post #120.