Surviving are his wife of 34 years, Lynette Lockard; their children, Kristi (Josh) Taylor and Joseph (Stephanie Davis) Lockard; seven grandchildren, Storm, Caitlynn, Joshua, Savannah, Nyah, Zoey, and Jacob; his parents, Jerry, Sr. and Maureen Lockard; siblings, Sue (Rick) Thompson, Jan (Donald) Scott, and Jill (Todd) Simms; many nieces, nephews, and other extended family members and his close friend and golfing buddy, Bob Hicks.
Jerry loved spending time with family, especially his grandchildren; was a loyal MSU fan, and avid golfer and enjoyed mushrooming. His family would like to extend a special thank you to everyone at Shaheen Chevrolet for their support.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel with Preacher Bruce Wilson officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, November 28th from 5-8 p.m. and again on Tuesday for 1 hour prior to the service. Interment will take place at Greenwood Cemetery in Sparta, Michigan on Wednesday, November 30th at 11:30 a.m.