Kirk Thomas Lockett, 80, of Duryea, formerly of Moosic and Scottsdale, Arizona passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, while a patient at Wesley Village Rehabilitation Center. Born on August 26, 1942, he was the son of the late Henry and Kathryn Lockett.
Kirk graduated from Moosic High School in 1960 and Keystone Junior College in 1962. Not long after, he was employed by DuPont Company, where he spent no less than 30 years and received numerous “Salesman of the Year” awards. After his retirement from DuPont, he purchased Intermountain Circuit Supply, Inc., where he was owner, President, and operator for 12 years. Kirk then sold his beloved company and became a member of IEC, USA in 2012. He finally retired in 2021 at age 79.
Kirk was a member of Moosic Presbyterian Church. He was a 50+ year member of Masonic Lodges, both in Arizona and Pennsylvania. He served as Master in Arizona and also a member of the Grand Lodge. He was also proud to be a member of the Shriners of Arizona.
Surviving are his loving wife, Judy, whom he referred
to as “his Pumpkin” of 58 years; daughter, Kimberly Lockett, Phoenix, AZ; son, Kirk, Jr. and wife Linda, South Lyon, Michigan; three grandchildren, the center of his life, grandson Billy McKean and fiancée Kailee Hestand, Phoenix, AZ, granddaughter, Kaitlyn Lockett and fiancée Nich Schurig, Livonia, Michigan and grandson Daulton Lockett; sister-in-law Nancy Ferretti and husband Roger; brother-in-law Larry Shotwell and wife Sharon; sister-in-law Debbie Trolio and husband John; sister-in-law Mary Ellen Pokorney and husband Gene preceded him in death. Kirk was also blessed with many nieces and nephews, grand nieces and nephews and so enjoyed attending many of their various activities.
He was so proud of his grandchildren, Billy, who became Master Counselor Order of DeMolay and Kaitlyn, crowned Honor Queen, Job’s Daughters on several occasions, and Daulton who made his Pop Pop proud excelling at football and baseball.
He also enjoyed traveling with Judy to several countries and spending time in Arizona where he enjoyed camping and boating with his family, and, of course, golfing.
A service and celebration of Kirk’s life will be held on Saturday, March 4th at 12pm at the Moosic Presbyterian Church, 625 Main St., Moosic with Pastor Jan Hunt officiating.
Arrangements are made by Kiesinger Funeral Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea.