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Everett Harve Lock, 90, passed away Saturday, May 28, 2005 in Houston.
Everett was born June 4, 1914 in Chanute, Kansas to Verne and Hilda Elnora
Freiderich Lock.
He grew up in Chanute where he graduated from high school and attended
junior college.
A resident of Bellville since 1976, he had previously lived in Wichita,
Kansas, Tulsa, Okla. and Houston.
Over the course of his career, Everett had been employed by Beech Aircraft,
Skelly Oil Company, Carter Oil Company Research Lab, Humble Research Lab and
His first wife, Francis Elizabeth Becannon, whom he married on March 17,
1942, preceded him In death on May 13,1986.
He is survived by his current wife, Osie Weinke Lock, whom he married Jan.
Everett's childhood was spent living on a farm. As a young man he rode
motorcycles and rebuilt a Model-T, incorporating a motorcycle engine. During
his professional career he was co-inventor of 17 U.S. patents.
After his retirement in 1978, Everett enjoyed painting multiple landscapes
and portraits. Also, he developed a specialized knowledge of computers which
he used to restore antique pictures and enhance photographs. One of his
memorable comments was, "I am sitting here at the computer right now having
it tell me how to operate it."
A member of the Bellville Masonic Lodge #223. AF & AM, he was a 32nd Degree
Everett is survived by his wife Osie W. Lock of Bellville; daughter Jane
Anne Lock Hawkins and her husband, James F. Hawkins, of Annandale, Va.; son
Timothy H. Lock and his wife, Marsha E. Lock, of Waxahachie, Texas; and
grandchildren   James F. Hawkins II, Timothy John Hawkins and his wife, Lynn
Eisinger Hawkins, Sean Christopher Lock, Stephen H. Lock, Sarah Elizabeth
Lock and Samuel Timothy Lock; sister Inez L. Berthot of Chanute, Kansas;
step daughters Deborah Cochran and her husband, Gerald Cochran, Denise H.
Roberts and her husband, Randall Roberts; step grandchildren Keeley Dawn
Kurtz, Kelsey Elaine Kurtz and Natalie Alyssa Nutter; and many dear friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife, Francis.
Visitation for Mr. Lock was held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, June 2, 2005 at the
Schmidt Funeral Home in Bellville. Funeral Service was held Friday, June
3,2005 at 10 a.m. at Bellville United Methodist Church with Pastor Wayne
Middleton officiating. Masonic Graveside Service followed at Pilgrims Rest
Cemetery under the auspices of the Bellville Masonic Lodge #223, AF & AM.
Pallbearers were James F. Hawkins, II, Timothy-John Hawkins, Sean
Christopher Lock, Stephen H. Lock, Sarah Elizabeth Lock and Samuel Timothy
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Schmidt Funeral Home,
12029 Highway 36 South, P.O. Box 610, Bellville, TX 77418 - (979)665-2424.
Posted by Joy Neely


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