Franklin Lucas, age 87, of Lamar, Missouri passed away, Tuesday, June 6, 2017
at Freeman Hospital West, Joplin.
Frank was born March 9, 1930 in Bushnell
to Oscar and Ada (Felkner) Lucas. He served his country in the United States
Army from 1951 to 1953. On June 8, 1974,
he married Beverly Thomas. Frank had
worked at Thorco for 37 years and retired as a foreman. He enjoyed gardening and was famous for his
tomatoes. He also loved to read and
spend time with his family and friends.
Frank leaves behind his wife of 43 years;
two sons, Gerald Lucas, Pittsburg, Kansas and Kenneth Lucas, Mulberry, Kansas;
a daughter, Deborah Horton, Pittsburg, Kansas and a step-daughter, Janet Lopez,
Joplin, Missouri; seven grandchildren, Gregory Horton, Cynthia King, Jeremy
Lucas, Sarah Homewood, Levi Lucas, Sheena Devore, and Tara Dombeck and several
Preceding him in death were his parents,
one brother, Clarence Lucas, and two sisters, Evlyn Higgins, and Alice Behrend.
Funeral service will be 10:00 am Friday,
June 9, 2017 at Daniel Funeral Home with Darrell Doss officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens
Contributions are suggested to Lamar VFW in
care of Daniel Funeral Home.
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