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Elvis G. Locke, age 50, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at his home surrounded by his family.
Elvis had worked for Sysco Foods, Pepsi-Cola Company and most recently as a truck driver for Kenco Logistics.
Surviving Elvis are his wife of 27 years, Nancy (Scheller) Locke; a daughter, Tiffany (Mike) Hoon; two sons, Elvis Jordan (Samantha) Locke and Logan Locke, all of Evansville; four grandchildren, Mitchell Hoon, Baylee Hoon, Bryce Locke and Austin Locke, due October of this year; brother, Charles (Robin Hall) Locke, of Evansville; sister, Laura (Paul) Henrich, of Evansville; mother-in-law, Janet Scheller, of Evansville; his honorary parents, Kenny and Susie Bargo; sisters-in-law, Sheryl (Tom) Lemmer and Susan (John Schisler) Kempf; best friend, Mark (Kathy) Masterson; and nieces and nephews who all held a special place in Elvis' heart.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Edna Locke; brother, Melvin H. Locke Sr.; and father-in-law, Delano "Louie" Scheller.
Funeral services for Elvis will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 23, 2012, at Pierre Funeral Home, Rev. David Nunning officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Friends may visit with the family from 1 until 7 p.m. on Sunday at Pierre Funeral Home, 2601 W. Franklin Street, where there will be a memorial service conducted by the church at 4 p.m.
The family would like to thank their friends and co-workers who have surrounded them with love during Elvis' journey. If you can measure a man's worth by his friends, Elvis was the richest man in the world. Also, a special thank you to Deaconess Hospice Care, especially Nancy and Lisa, you helped make his wish to stay at home possible.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Autism Association, 20 Alice Agnew Drive, Attleboro Falls, MA 02763.
Condolences may be made online at www.pierrefuneralhome.com.
Published in Courier Press on July 21, 2012