|Eugene H. Lockwood, 83, of Knoxville, died at 7:35 p.m. Sunday, October 3, 2010 in OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.
He was born April 26, 1927 in Bushnell, Ill., the son of Harold E. and Jenny Hayes Lockwood. He married Dorothy L. Fox on September 18, 1950 in Piggott, Ark. She preceded him in death July 2, 2001. He later married Agatha Barnewolt on August 8, 2002 in Galesburg.
He is survived by his wife, Agatha, three sons, Burton (and Audrey) Lockwood of Rohnert Park, Calif., Kenneth (and Lynn) Lockwood of Knoxville, and Donald (and Shelly) Lockwood of Knoxville, a daughter, Linda Combs of Atkinson, Ill., eight grandchildren, three great grandchildren, three step sons, Charles (and Joanne) Barnewolt of Bartlett, Ill., Michael (and Suzanne) Barnewolt of Rock Island, Ill., and Jeffrey (and Mariola) Barnewolt of Peoria, Ill., nine step grandchildren, seven step great grandchildren, one step great great grandchild, four half brothers, Tim Lockwood, Tom Lockwood, Bill Lockwood, and Lewis Fugate, and a half sister, Mussetta Greer. He was preceded in death by a step son, Brian Barnewolt and a brother, Arthur Lockwood.
Eugene worked for Benbow Plumbing and Heating for 30 years, then was self employed in commercial refrigeration. He retired in 1989. He was a member of the former Advent Christian Church in Galesburg and currently a member of the First Christian Church in Knoxville.
Eugene served in the United States Army during the Korean War and was a member of V.F.W. Post 2257.
Funeral will be 10 a.m. Thursday in Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Rev. David Shreeves will officiate. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens with military rites by Ralph M. Noble American Legion Post 285. Memorials may be made to First Christian Church, Knoxville. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.