Lewis William “Bill” Lucas, age 85, a resident of Humboldt, Kansas, passed away Thursday, December 28, 2017, at the Heritage Health Care, Chanute, Kansas.
Bill was born on May 3, 1932, in Fort Scott, Kansas, the son of Lewis Edward and Thelma (Weddle) Lucas. Bill was a Veteran serving his country with the United States Army. He worked as a welder and an over the road trucker.
He married Charlotte Stephens on April 25, 1981. Bill enjoyed tinkering and loved his animals.
Survivors include his wife, Charlotte of the home, a daughter, Karon Schnichels of Fort Scott, Kansas, a daughter-in-law Mandy Lucas, of Redfield, Kansas, ten grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren on the way.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Eric Lucas, a daughter, Melody Ann Lucas and a grandson, Ernest Owen Lucas.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Thursday, January 4, 2018, at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial will follow in the U.S. National Cemetery Fort Scott, Kansas under the direction of the Cheney Witt Chapel.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 pm Wednesday at the Cheney Witt Chapel.
Memorial are suggested to the Lewis Lucas Memorial Fund in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main PO box 347 Fort Scott, Kansas 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.