Cyril Donald Joseph Lockyer

August 28, 2017


Cyril, (Joe) formerly of Tack’s Beach (Broad Cove), King’s Island, passed peacefully away surrounded by his loving family on August 28, 2017. He was predeceased by his brother Berkley and mother Winnie. Left to remember him with love and joyful memories are his wife of 54 years, Nina (nee Smith); father Earl; brother Calvin (Olive); sister Judy; daughters Sheina (Darrell Knowlton) and Sherry (Larry Purdy); grandchildren David Purdy, Timothy Purdy (Stephanie), Melissa Knowlton and Jessica Knowlton; many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service to take place at the Carnell Memorial Chapel, 329 Freshwater Road, St. John’s, on Tuesday August 29 to be followed by a brief time of remembrance with the family. No flowers by request.



2:00pm, Tuesday August 29th

The Carnell Memorial Chapel
329 Freshwater Road
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Sherry and family,So sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing.Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers at this time.
Paulette R.

So sorry for your loss. I had Mr. Lockyer for a teacher in high school, and while he could be strict at times, he was one of my favourites. He made me want to work hard. My condolences to the family.

Uncle Earl Calvin and family Judy and Cyril family sorry to hear of Cyril. Passing thinking off you all and sending our deepest sympathy our prayers are with you at this sad time may God Bless you all in the coming days…

Judy , Mr. Lockyer, Calvin and families we were so sorry to learn of Cyril’s passing. Our prayers and thoughts are with all of you at this sad time. Please accept our deeoest sympathy….treasure your memories and may God Bless all of you in the coming days…..Elizabeth & Nelson.

Our wishes of sympathy and compassion to the extended family of Cyril Lockyer. He will be remembered as a wonderful husband, a dedicated father, a passionate teacher, and a great friend. He will be remembered for continuous home improvements, his vivid stories, and his zest for life in general. I, and many others, shall remember him for happily hosting the Sunnyside Open Chess Tournament. Rest in Peace ‘Joe’.

C.S Lewis remarked that grief can often feel like fear. Take comfort. “Do not be discourage, for the LORD your GOD will be with you wherever you go “. Joshua 1:9