Philip Lockwood, age 78, of Sulphur Springs, passed away on Monday, April 4, 2022, at Christus Mother Frances Hospital, Sulphur Springs. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Philip Arthur was born on December 3, 1943, in Indianapolis, IN to Herbert and Irene (Frazier) Lockwood. He married Mary Marlene Cantrell in Frankfurt, Germany on January 27, 1964. Philip served in the US Army during Vietnam. He was a Mechanic by trade. Philip was a life member of VFW #8560 and served as District Chaplin for a term. He was an accomplished gospel singer and a member of the Rockdale Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Marlene; children, Lyrae Reece of Sulphur Springs, Bill Lockwood of San Antonio, Dani Moore of Texarkana, and Joshua Lockwood and wife Crystol of Sulphur Springs; grandchildren, Chris Cota and wife Yuki, Keely Chester, Jessica Wright, Blake Moore, Tyler Daehn, Michael Arrington, and Shane Woodfin; great-grandchildren, Bently, Aston, Stetson, Shaelyn, Maverick, Kooper, and Allison; brother, Bob Lockwood and wife, Ruth; nieces, Kelly, Carie, Melissa, Karin, and Tina; and nephew, Jonathan.
Philip was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Charles, Hodges.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association at Lung.org.
Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.
The online register can be signed at www.murrayorwosky.com