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“Just now hearing of Rich's passing. I am so saddened to hear. I have fond and fun memories from our college days at West Chester Univ. and a friend...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Donna Gravatt-Morris - PA

“I just heard the sad news and can’t even find the words.... I will always have fond memories of us snowboarding, hanging out in DC and also...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Cerise J - Atlanta, GA - friend

“I am at a loss for words over Richard's passing. We spent a short time as roommates at West Chester State University. We also shared a bond as...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Warren Trent - Phoenix, AZ

“I was sadden when I learned of the passing of Richard. He & I pledge on the same line of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. Zeta Psi Chapter at West...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Dennis - Classmate

“I am still in shock about the news regarding Richard. We met in 1990 working at Quaker Oats and immediately became close friends. This began a...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Malcolm Jackson - Silver Spring, MD

“So shocked by this news. Just the day before we had talked about the next steps in our work with Jerome Paige and Moses. So hard to believe.Richard...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Subodh Mathur - Bethesda, MD

“Richard and I met in Tampa, Florida in 1987 and were immediately close friends as well as fraternity brothers. He was a delight to be around, always...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Michael Perch - Alexandria, VA

“So greatful to have met and spent time with Richard. He was a wonderful man. Angie, Our thoughts and prayers go out to you. With Sympathy, Dean and...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Dean Lose' - Palo Altp, CA

“Richard and I met in 1978, our freshman year at West Chester University. At college, in Chicago, NYC, DC and in between we had great times. At...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Kyle Roblee - Lake Wylie, SC

“Richard and I worked at Quaker Oats together and spent time together when he lived in DC. He was such an awesome human! Kind, very generous and...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Jacqueline Neal - COLUMBUS, OH

“My sincere apologies to Angie, and to Richard's family and friends. I met Richard several years ago through Jerome Paige, and I worked with him and...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Charles Betsey - Washington, DC

“My deepest condolences to Richard's family! 26 years ago, Richard was my colleague at ABN AMRO in Hanoi, Viet Nam. He shared with me the book...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Huong Nguyen - Hanoi - Coworker

“Sending love and deepest sympathy to all the family and friends who are mourning the loss of a wonderful soul that was taken too soon. I wish I had...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Sandi Kaspszyk - Kunkletown, PA

“While we did not stay in touch I considered Richard a friend back in HS. We were always in the same home room and I had a front row seat at all his...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Jim Little - Royersford, PA

“While we did not stay in touch I considered Richard a friend back in HS. We were always in the same home room and I had a front row seat at all his...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Jim Little - Royersford, PA

“Will miss riding with you, Richard. You were an extraordinary but even more extraordinary friend and human being. Rest In Peace, my brother. Q. ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Quintin Primo III - Chicago, IL

“Allison and I are so sorry for Richard's passing and send heartfelt condolences to his fraternity brothers, his friends, his family and his life...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Darrell Williams - Chicago, IL

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Richard Phillip Lockley, 60, of New York City, passed away unexpectedly at home on December 31, 2020 with his life partner Angie Maria Hankins by his side.

Richard was born in Chicago, Illinois on November 27, 1960 to Tyrone and Patricia Lockley and moved to Akron, Pennsylvania as a child. Richard graduated from the University of Chicago, receiving a Masters of Business Administration, and from West Chester University of Pennsylvania receiving a Bachelor of Science degree.

Richard loved his family and enjoyed spending time with his nieces and nephews. Each one of them had a special, unique relationship with Richard that they cherish.

Richard was a world class adventurer and a serious athlete, traveling and visiting places all over the world. At an early age he loved playing soccer and basketball. Richard was passionate about cycling, and was an avid triathlete. He ran both the Chicago and New York Marathons, and competed in many triathlon events including the Ironman Championship in Kona; and the New York City Ironman and the Canada half Ironman. "He was an Ironman."

Many of his travels and adventures were shared with Angie, and many of his friends. Richard and Angie shared a passion for travel, good food, fitness and family. They biked, ran and took food tours where ever they travelled including Spain, Italy, Argentina, Brazil, Korea, the Netherlands, Paris, and London. He also biked across Portugal and climbed Mount Kilimanjaro with his good friend and business partner Moses Sawney. Richard took many cycling trips with his boys: Keith Cooper, Corey Pendleton and John Sydnor along with others, most recently in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Richard loved a good challenge and had a successful business career as an IT professional at Quaker Oats/Gatorade, a banking analyst with ING Bank in Vietnam, a real estate investment banker at Bank of America in San Francisco, CA and Charlotte, NC, and a Senior Manager at Thompson, Cobb, Bazilio and Associates in Washington, D.C. More recently, Richard was a forensic economist with Jerome S. Paige & Associates. Additionally, Richard founded several businesses with Moses (Vondrais and Kearus Associates).

Richard is survived by his partner Angie, his father, Tyrone Lockley of Wesley Chapel, Florida, his brothers Patrick of La Crosse, Wisconsin, and Mark (Cheryl) of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Richard is also survived by his Aunt Jean Anthony of Chicago, Illinois and his nieces and nephews, Alex, Emily, Zachary and Sydney. Richard was preceded in death by his mother Patricia Lockley and his Grandparents.

Richard's smile lit up a room. He will be forever missed for his zest for life and his commitment to the many people he touched in his journey.

A memorial mass will be held on January 7, 2021, at 10 am, at The Church of the Immaculate Conception located at 414 East 14th Street, New York, New York, 10009; and streamed live at .

A private celebration of Richard's life and the scattering of his ashes will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Richard's memory to the Equal Justice Initiative at!/donation/checkout