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February 13, 2014

Dennis A. Lockwood

Dennis A. Lockwood

RICHMONDVILLE — Dennis A. Lockwood, 60, of Cross Hill Road, died suddenly on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at Cobleskill Regional Hospital.

Born March 16, 1953, in Cobleskill, he was the son of Walter and Cora (Boughton) Lockwood.

Dennis was a 1972 graduate of the former Richmondville Central School.

He was a lifelong area dairy farmer, owning and operating Lockwood Farms in Richmondville.

Dennis loved playing basketball and had a passion for airplanes and tractors, always dreaming of becoming a pilot someday.

Survivors include his partner, Jennifer Payst of Richmondville; three children, Jacob Lockwood of Broadalbin, Denise Lockwood of Norfolk, Va., and Luke Sommers of Ava, Mo.; sister, Wanda Boynton of Summit; brother, Rodger (Beverly) Lockwood of Richmondville; stepson, Dakota Wilson of Richmondville; and six nieces.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15, at Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill, with Jeffrey Smith, of Richmondville United Methodist Church, officiating. Family and friends are also invited to a period of visitation at the funeral home Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Richmondville Volunteer Fire Department, Main Street, Richmondville, NY 12149.

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