Neil E. Lockwood, 81

FULTON, NY – Neil E. Lockwood, 81, of Volney, passed away Thursday March 12, 2015, at Oswego Hospital.

Neil E. Lockwood
Neil E. Lockwood

He was born and resided in the Mount Pleasant area.

Neil had retired from the Oswego County Highway Department.

He was a member of Shirts ‘N Skirts Square Dancers, the Mount Pleasant Grange #349 and Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church.

He was also the president of the South Side Cemetery Association of Volney.

Neil enjoyed being outdoors and farming.

He was predeceased by his sister, Shirley Lockwood.

Neil will be greatly missed and forever loved by his wife of 60 years, the former Janet Ellis; children, James E. Lockwood Sr. of Volney, Robert J. Lockwood of Auburn, Kenneth B. Lockwood of Volney, Barbara J. (Michael) Fanning, of Tennessee and Joseph N. (Robin) Lockwood of Volney; siblings, Earl Lockwood, Dennis (Elaine) Lockwood, Gerald (Linda) Lockwood and Jean (Ron) Ives; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

A service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Foster Funeral Home, Fulton.

Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

Contributions in memory of Neil may be made to Mount Pleasant Church, P.O. Box 117, Fulton, 13069 or Mount Pleasant Grange #349, 2825 County Route 45, Fulton, 13069

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.


  1. What a sweet man. So glad we had the chance to know him in our life time. He will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his adorable wife and family.

    Guy & Cheryl Clemons

  2. Neil was a great square dance partner for all the ladies, thanks for sharing Janet! Love and prayers!

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