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James Seaborn Locke, Sr., 90, longtime resident of Beaufort, SC, passed away peacefully at his residence on Saturday, August 21, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents Thomas Galphin and Minnie Opal Locke, brother Thomas Harold Locke, twin brother Eugene Thornton Locke, and sister Martha Locke Lubkin.
He was born April 2, 1931, in Anderson, SC. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Ann W. Locke, and their three children Jimmy (Libby), Sabrina Ludwig (Keith), Billy (Joy), five grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren.
He was a retired US Army Veteran having served in both the Korean War and with the South Carolina National Guard. He retired from government Civil Service work at Parris Island after 35 years of service, where he worked in payroll and housing.
Donations may be made to the Spears Sunday School class at the Baptist Church of Beaufort or Homestead Hospice of Beaufort.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 26, 2021 from 5-7 pm at Anderson Funeral Home, with Masonic Rites starting at 6:30pm. A facemask will be required. Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 27, 2021 at 10am at The Baptist Church of Beaufort with interment following in St. Helena Cemetery.
Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.