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Daelon Christopher Locke

September 3, 1997 ~ May 5, 2021 (age 23)


Daelon Christopher Locke was born to April Butler and Stacy R. Nance on September 3, 1997 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He departed this life on May 5, 2021.

Daelon attended Pleasant Center Elementary and Miami Middle School and later received his GED in 2016. He was a great son and loving and protective brother to all of his siblings. His smile is infectious; it would light up a room. He loved to joke around and most of all spend time with the love of his life; his daughter Dakotah. He was a renowned rapper in Fort Wayne and had skills that were amazing. Daelon will always be remembered as a Great Son, Brother, Dad, and friend. He will be missed by all who loved him!

Daelon was preceded in death by his father; Stacy R. Nance (November 21, 2003), Brother; Stachinn Nance (April 23, 2018), Grandfather; Henry C. Nance, Sr., CB and Annie Butler, Lee and Ada Montgomery, Great Uncles; Lee Montgomery and CB Butler.

Daelon leaves to cherish his memory his daughter; Dakotah Locke, his mother; April Erxleben, siblings; Daishaun Butler (Keyana), Desirea Butler, Monise Erxleben, Keith Journey, Walter Ward, IV, Destiny Erxleben, Sierra Nance, Quiara Nance, Darien Pinkin, Domonic Gipson, Shayla Turman, Bonus Brother;  Quante Jackson, Derek Ford, and Steven Jackson, mother of his child; TeEra Wash-Harris, Grandparents; Mose (Denise) Butler, Ethal Nance, aunts and uncles, Christopher Butler, Renee Butler, Connie Nance and Henry Nance, nieces and nephews; Qua’Niyla Jackson, Daishaun Butler, Jr., Diamond Johnson, Quante Jackson, Jr., Ariyon Rashaun Butler and Khalani Pierce.

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