David H. Lockwood, age 83, of Dorset, OH, died Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at Ashtabula County Medical Center.
He was born July 15, 1938, in Painesville,OH, a son of Harry and Esther M. (Campbell) Lockwood.
David was a 1957 graduate of Euclid High School; and graduated from Findlay College in 1962. He was a lifetime area resident; and was employed as a school teacher at Jefferson Area Schools for over 30 years, retiring in 1998. He taught physical education and history as well as being a wrestling and football coach. David also owned and operated Jeffco Lakes Campground in Wayne from 1972 until 2002. He was a member at the Dorset First Baptist Church where he served as a trustee and was active in the men's Bible study.
David was an avid golfer and belonged to the Ashtabula County Golf League for many years. He was proud to get a hole in one on hole #9 at the Andover Golf Course on Oct. 30, 2013. David loved to spend time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren; and he enjoyed bowling, fishing, bird watching, and was a Cleveland Browns fan. He was also a history buff and enjoyed watching old Humphrey Bogart classic movies, and restoring and transforming antiques. He was a Star Wars fan and collector as well.
David is survived by his wife, Caroline S. (Fink) Lockwood, whom he married Sept. 14, 2012, of Dorset; his 4 sons, Scott (Kristal) Lockwood of Portage, OH, Gary (Mary) Lockwood of Andover, OH, Jon (Jessica) Lockwood of Grove City, PA, and Joel (Amanda) Lockwood of Rome, OH; his 10 grandchildren, Louis Lockwood, Nicholas Lockwood, Andrew King, Tanner King, Faith Lockwood, Jake Lockwood, Claire Lockwood, Jaden Lockwood, Morgan Lockwood, and Eralyn Lockwood; his 2 great grandchildren, Rhett and Ava Lockwood; his brother, Leroy C. Lockwood of Rapid City, SD; and his sister, Patricia Nagy of Cleveland, OH. He is preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Penny Reigle in 2009.
Private services will be held for family. Burial will take place in Dorset Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Dorset First Baptist Church,C/O Benevolence Fund, 2471 St. Rt. 193, PO Box 81, Dorset, OH 44032.
Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, Andover, OH, handled arrangements. Those wishing to share a fond memory or condolence may visit www.baumgardnerfuneralhomes.com
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