Mr. Luther Melson Locker, Jr.

  • Born: June 9, 1939
  • Died: January 11, 2019
  • Location: Boerne, Texas

Porter Loring Mortuary

1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
Tel. (210) 227-8221

Tribute & Message From The Family

Luther Melson Locker Jr., "Steve", age 79, was taken to be with the Lord on Friday, January 11 in Boerne, Texas during a tragic car accident. He was born on June 9, 1939 in Morganza, Louisiana to Luther Sr. and Kitty Locker. He served on the destroyer, USS Collette, as a certified diver & boiler room operator during the Vietnam War, where he earned several medals. He was a 1st generation Eagle Scout, to be followed by his only son and only grandson also becoming Eagle Scouts. He was a member of the Boerne Chapter of The Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) where he served in several capacities within the organization. Luther is survived by his wife, Carole A. Locker; son, Jeffrey L. Locker; daughter in law, Leslie K. Locker; grandson, Andrew J. Locker; granddaughter, Mikayla K. Locker; brother in law, David Laird; beloved dogs, Kady & Cricket.

10:45 A.M.

Pastor/Dr. Chris Johnson will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Hospital.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Carole and family,

Sorry for our late note. Criickett and I pray all is well on your life and we offer our condolences for the passing of Luther. May he rest in peace.

In Christ,

The Enderles

Posted by Ron Enderle - Canyon Lake, TX   December 23, 2019

Carole, I just happened to stumble across your husband's obituary. I want to extend to you and Jeffrey and all of your family my deepest sympathies. The Laird family was so very special to the Enderle family. You all remain in my thoughts and prayers with love, Karen Enderle-Jones.

Posted by Karen Enderle-Jones - Corpus Christi, TX   June 30, 2019

My condolences to the friend and family. My you find comfort in your treasured memories and gods promise to return your loved ones who pass away in death. Thessalonians 4 : 13,14

Posted by A friend   February 08, 2019

"The day was always brightened when sitting around the table with Steve and friends and to have the pleasure of Steve's humor and insight on daily living. We will all miss him! We pray that Carole and family may find comfort in knowing that Steve was a blessing for us all."

Posted by Nick an Delores Eaker - Fair Oaks Ranch, TX - Friend   January 25, 2019

A great loss. In the few years we have known Steve he was a kind and thoughtful person,with a sense of humor. Steve would be sought out for conversation and opinion. We can reflect on the happiness he brought to our lives,and we express our condolences to Carole and family .

Posted by joe and terry scallan    January 25, 2019

Sympathy, strength and comfort during this time to Carole and all of the family. Billy and Patti Pegues

Posted by A friend   January 22, 2019

I have only known Steve for a couple of years, but I grew to appreciate and know him in a very short time. Steve was a very kind man and will be sorely missed. His friendship was truly special. My most sincere condolences to Carol and his family. Sam Altimore, Fair Oaks Ranch

Posted by SAM ALTIMORE - Fair Oaks Ranch, TX - Friend   January 22, 2019

So very sorry about losing Steve. I have known him and Carole for many years. My heart breaks for the family. May God be with all of you at this difficult time. My love to all the family.

Posted by Glenda Fleming - Uvalde, TX - Family Friend   January 19, 2019

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