James was born June 2, 1979 in Salem, ohio. He was the son of Zeb and Judith Ann (Mayo) Locklear. James served in the United States Army where he was a Sargent in the Military Police. While in the Army he was based in Fort Knox Kentucky and Fort Leavenworth Kansas. Afterward James served as a Sargent in the United States Secret Service as law enforcement in the Uniform Division.
James was involved in multiple organizations including Dynamic Life Praise and Worship Center in Front Royal, Virginia. American Legion 442 and Masonic Lodge 348 in Salineville Ohio. Also he was a member of the Ohio Farm Bureau, Fraternal Order of Police and life member of the National Rifle Association.
James is survived by his parents Zeb and Judy. His brother Robert (wife: Darla) and sister, Laura (husband: Jason). Nephews Zachary, Jacob and Colin, nieces Albany and Madison. With many beautiful friends and family. Special recognition given to the U.S. Secret Service for their outstanding commitment to their officers.
Friends and family will be welcomed to Maddox funeral home Friday, March 15, from 6:00-8:00pm. A Celebration of Life service will be held March 16, at 11:00am at Dynamic Life Praise and Worship Center in Front Royal Virginia. He will be laid to rest at Carmel cemetery in Rogers Ohio.
In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to U.S. Secret Service Employee Recreation Association “Helping Hands Fund” PO Box 2045 West Chester, PA 19380