Jason was born on May 20, 1969, to Judy and Steve Locke in Smithtown, New York.
Jason loved spending time with his family and his beloved dog, Augie. He was an avid fisherman, loved the Oregon Coast, hiking, camping and cooking. Jason recently served as the Community Development Director for the city of Dallas for 10 years.
He is survived by his wife, Jackie Locke; son and daughter, Zane and Jocelyn; father, Stephen Locke, of Fort Mill, North Carolina; sister, Suzanne Ward, of Huntersville, North Carolina; sister and brother-in-law, Jennifer and Dave Appel, of Dix Hills, New York; and uncle and aunt, Peter and Tina, of Orinda, California; also many cousins, nieces and nephews that he loved dearly.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Judy Locke.
Contributions in his memory can be made to the American Cancer Society or Willamette Humane Society.