Mark Leon Lockridge, 57, died Jan. 16 in a Kansas hospital. A native of Little River, Kansas, and a graduate of Little River High School, Lockridge lived in Dallas from 1989 to 1991. He is survived by his best friend and caregiver, Tyner Whitman of Russell, Kansas; two sisters, Chris Lockridge of Salina, Kansas, and Sharon Simpson of Abbyville, Kansas; his nephew, Rex Lockridge of Salina, Kansas; and his former partner of 10 years and friend forever, Steve Ramsey of Dallas. Memorial donations in his name can be made to Resource Center Dallas’ food pantry.
This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition March. 11, 2011.