Melvin Theodore Lock, 70, of Jefferson City, passed away Thursday, June 2, 2022, peacefully at his residence with his family.
He was born April 25, 1952, in Jefferson City, Missouri, the son of Hugo and Mathilda (Meyer) Lock.
Melvin was a 1970 graduate of Fatima High School.
He was united in marriage on October 6, 1973, at St. Margaret of Antioch Catholic Church in Osage Bend to Cecilia Evelyn Bisges who survives at the home.
Melvin served his country in the Missouri National Guard for over 22 years.
Melvin worked for the Missouri Department of Transportation with the Signing and Striping division.
He was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Taos, a former member of the Argyle Knights of Columbus, and an active member of the Wardsville Lions Club.
Melvin enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and mowing grass. He especially loved time with his granddaughters and attending their sporting events.
Survivors include his wife, Cecilia Lock, Jefferson City; one son, Aaron (Libby) Lock, Jefferson City; two granddaughters, Maggie and Morgan Lock; six siblings, Urban (Marilyn) Lock, Vic (Helen) Lock, Ken (Pat) Lock, Don (Betty) Lock, all of Jefferson City; Larry (Nancy) Lock, St. Joseph, MO; Roger (Susan) Lock, Conyers, GA; and three sisters-in-law, Georgene Bernskoetter, Henrietta (Gene) Fennewald, and Patricia (Charles) Luebbert.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his in-laws, George and Cornelia Bisges; his son, Matthew Lock; and a brother-in-law, Don Bernskoetter.
Visitation will be 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Taos with a prayer service at 4 p.m. Additional visitation will be 9-10 a.m. Thursday at the church
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Thursday, June 9, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Taos with the Rev. Michael Penn officiating.
Burial with military honors will be in St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church or to the Missouri Heart Institute.
Services entrusted to Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home – Jefferson City.
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