Walter Randall Locke, 38, of Gist died Tuesday, August 30, at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. A native of Huntsville, he had lived in Gist 32 years and was a boilermaker for Local 587.

He is survived by his children, Justin Locke of Gist and Rachelle Locke of Buna; parents, Billy and Diane Locke of Gist; brother, Will Locke of Kirbyville, and a sister, Sarah Stockwell of Vidor.