Ralph Eugene Locke III, 79, passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming.
He was a resident of Rock Springs for the past five years and former resident of Worland, Wyoming. He died following a lengthy illness.
He was born December 22, 1942 in Southgate, California; the son of Harold Bruce Locke and Evelyn Nash. Mr. Locke attended schools in California and was a 1962 graduate of Southgate High School.
He received his Associates Degree in Math and Electronics from Modesto Junior College. He married Hazel Marie Driver on January 7, 1967 in Reno, Nevada. Mr. Locke was a United States Navy Veteran.
He worked for Wyoming Sugar for two years having retired in 2015 as an Electrician. Mr. Locke was a member of the American Legion Archie Post #24.
He enjoyed fishing and football; Ralph played for the Oakland Raiders in 1966.
Survivors include his wife Hazel Locke of Rock Springs, Wyoming; two sons, Christopher Locke of Fort Greely, Alaska; Steven Locke of Anchorage, Alaska; three brothers, Ross Steffler of Los Angeles, California; Robert Locke (Gay) of Atlanta, Georgia; Tommy Locke (Randy) of New Jersey; one sister, Irene French (Frenchie) of Emmett California; one granddaughter, Helen Marie Locke; several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Cremation will take place; there will be no services at his request. Condolences may be left at www.vasefuneralhomes.com.