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Sr. James R. Lucas

February 4, 1944 May 30, 2009
Sr. James R. Lucas
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Obituary for Sr. James R. Lucas

James R. Lucas, Sr., 65, of Fort Wayne formerly of Ferndale and Lake Orion, MI, died Saturday May 30, 2009 at Lutheran Hospital Fort Wayne, Indiana. Born February 4, 1944 in Tampa, FL, he was an army Vietnam veteran and two time recipient of the bronze star. He retired from the Chrysler Warren Stamping Plant in 1995 as an Inspector following 30 years of service. He was the past commander of Amvets Post 108 and a current member of American Legion Post 108 in Oxford, MI.

Survivors include: children; Eric (Jennie) Lucas of Plymouth, MI, Lee Anna Martratt of Fort Wayne & James R. Lucas, Jr. of Waterford, MI; grandchildren; Isaiah, Anna Catherine, Mosiah, Lauren Olivia, Brendan, Trinity, Emmaleigh brother; Nick (Emma) Lucas of Hamilton, OH and ex-wife and forever friend; Deborah Lucas of Lake Orion, MI. Preceded in death by his parents; John & Burnell Lucas and brother; Don Lucas.

Funeral is 12 Noon Wednesday June 3rd at Lynch & Sons Bossardet Chapel 39 West Burdick Street Oxford, MI with calling from 10am. Military rites by American Legion Post 108. Graveside service will be 2pm Thursday in Riverview Cemetery Fort Wayne, IN with calling from 12:30pm to 1:30pm at D. O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home 1320 East Dupont Road. Memorials may be made to the Lake Orion, MI War Memorial.


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