Obituary for Rodney John Locke (Guest book)
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Rodney John Locke

October 29, 1946 ~ May 16, 2017 (age 70)
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Message from Vicki Tompkins
May 18, 2017 11:24 AM

To all who knew Rod-what a wonderful gentle man. My heart goes out to you all. May your close family and friends provide you much comfort at this time.
Message from Margaret Downes
May 18, 2017 2:57 PM

We,friends and family, will all miss this lovely, gentle soul. However, we are grateful that Darren met and married Lorelei, our daughter, so that we did have the opportunity to meet Rod and Laurene and the extended family. Rod has become a good friend who always made folks feel welcome. He was also ready to give a helping hand with a project whenever a challenge arose. He has been a hard worker all his life, a good, faithful partner to Laurene for almost 1/2 a century, a great role model for his sons, and sure enjoyed his Grandchildren. We say,"Well lived, Rod. You did a fine job."
Aurevoir, till we meet again."
Message from Betty Matijon
May 18, 2017 6:20 PM

My deepest sympathy and condolences go out to Laurene, Darren, and Darcy, and other Locke family members at the passing of Rod. I will remember Rod fondly and always with a smile in my heart. God Bless you all.
Message from Kaye Reeds
May 18, 2017 6:21 PM

Dear John, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your son. My thoughts are with you at this sad time. I lived next door to your sweet brother Doug in Glenway Village.
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A candle was lit by Duane, Amanda, Sierra and Jared. on May 18, 2017 7:31 PM
Message from Ron Ragis
May 19, 2017 8:29 AM

Dear Laurene & the Locke family, I am very sorry to hear of Rods passing, I am a friend and neighbor to him in Largo,Fl. He will be missed by his Cardinal Court friends and neighbors. RIP Big Guy!!
Message from Anne Rodd
May 19, 2017 9:11 AM

Our thoughts & prayers are with you Laurene & your family . Its been many years but the pain you now have is universal & timeless .
The Rodd Family
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A candle was lit by Heather and Goss on May 19, 2017 9:20 AM
Message from Ron and Liz Arnason
May 19, 2017 3:20 PM

To Laurene and Family. We were shocked and saddened to hear of Rod's passing. I fondly think of the many years I worked with Rod in Rainbow Lake. I often think of the last time we saw you when Liz and I had dinner with you and Murray and Maryanne Nason at Topiaries Restaurant in Toronto - believe this was in 2002 or 2003. Such a classy meal and a good time with friends. Please accept our condolences and prayers. We know the times ahead will be difficult but hope you get comfort from your friends and family. God Bless.
Message from Janet Walsh
May 19, 2017 8:23 PM

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I m so glad that he came to our supper and I did have a chance to talk to him for I have family living so close to you. God Bless you.
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A TABLE BASKET was sent on May 20, 2017

Lorraine, Lori and Darren It was a pleasure to have known Rod. My condolences. Andy Reid

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A candle was lit by Barb & Jim ❤❤ on May 20, 2017 10:16 AM
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A candle was lit by Denise Perrier on May 21, 2017 8:21 AM
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A candle was lit by Bud and Sandra Elshaw on May 21, 2017 10:48 AM
Message from Bud and Sandra Elshaw
May 21, 2017 11:43 AM

Our deepest condolences Lorraine and family. What a huge loss for everyone. I know our lives were enriched just by knowing such a warm, caring and friendly person like Rod. May your family find some comfort through all your family and friends. We are so sorry for your loss.

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A candle was lit by 🦋💞Susan Lundy 💞🦋 on May 21, 2017 2:50 PM
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A THE COLOR OF MEMORIES TABLE ARRANGEMENT was ordered on May 22, 2017

Message from Norm and Clare Tompkins
May 22, 2017 12:19 PM

It has been many years since we have been in touch, and it was with great sadness we learned of Rod's passing Laurene. We are so sorry for all of your family and only hope all the best to you in the sad times ahead. Our thoughts are with you.
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An A GARDEN PATH was sent by Paul and Joanie Plitz and family on May 22, 2017

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