James Lucien Locke, Jr., age 74 of Watertown died Sunday evening, June 4, 2017 at Alive Hospice in Nashville.
Jimmy was the son of the late James Lucien Locke, Sr. and Vesta Cawthon Locke and was preceded in death by a brother, Art Locke and sisters, Allison Engles and Patricia Jennings. He retired from DuPont with 40 yrs. of service and worked for several years with the Wilson Co. Tax Assessor's Office. Jimmy was a former Alderman and Vice Mayor for the City of Watertown and was very active in the community. He served as an elected Constable for several terms and was a Reserve office with the Wilson Co. Sheriff's Dept.
Jimmy is survived by his wife, Helen Locke; daughters, Jennifer Marie Locke of Watertown and Jessi(Mark) Quintal of Lascassas; sons, James L. (Judy) Locke III, Jason (Kim)Locke, Jeremy (Cindy)Locke; grandchildren, Landon Locke, Shania Sullivan, Courtney, Hunter, Whitney, Seth, Becca, Savannah, Zack and Kinley; brother, Steve Locke of Old Hickory, nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Jimmy's life will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Hunter Funeral Home with Bro. Greg Locke and Bro Ronnie Smith officiating.
Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. on Thursday. Honorary pallbearers will be Larry Joyner, James Woods, Bev Spickard, Luther Lenning, Fred Anthony Burton, Wayne Murphy, Bob Jernigan and Val Vastola. Interment will follow the service at Hunter Memorial Park.
Hunter Funeral Home, (615) 237-9318 www.hunterfuneral.com.