LOCKE, Rick George
Retired Teacher & Coach, Quinte Secondary School
Longtime Active Member, College Hill United Church
2 Time Inductee – Belleville Sports Hall Of Fame
Member of the Champion 1962 Kenmore Baseball Team -
Peacefully entered into rest after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease on Saturday, March 20th, 2021 at the Hastings Manor Long Term Care Facility, Belleville. Rick Locke of Belleville died at the age of 79. He was the son of the late George & Rosa Locke (nee Summers) and the beloved husband for 55 years to Joanne (nee Prebble). Rick was the loving father of Susan Dudgeon, and Steven Locke, both of Belleville. He was the dearest grandfather of William and Madison. Rick is survived by his brother Tom Locke (Karen) of Burlington, his favourite aunt Eunice Ford of Belleville and he will be fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews and so many graduates of Quinte Secondary School. Rick enjoyed so many different sports, including Baseball, Football, Basketball, Golf and was able to enjoy traveling in later years all over the world with his beloved Joanne.
Mr. Locke is resting at the John R. Bush Funeral Home, 80 Highland Avenue, Belleville (613-968-5588). A Private Family Graveside Service will be held at the Belleville Cemetery. A Memorial Service and Celebration of Rick’s Life will be held at a later date.
If desired, donations to College Hill United Church, 16 N. Park Street, Belleville On K8P 2X9 or
Parkinsons-Belleville Chapter, c/o Bev Hannah Jones, 113 Huycke Road, Castleton On K0K 1M0 (cheques only) in Rick’s memory would be appreciated by the family. For online condolences and to share memories of Rick, please visit www.rushnellfamilyservices.com