|Birth: ||Dec. 3, 1932|
|Death: ||Jun. 14, 2007|
Joel W. Lucas of Brownstown, Indiana died at 8:26 p.m. Thursday, June 14, 2007 at his residence. He was 74.
Mr. Lucas was a US Air Force veteran during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the American Legion and a member of Masonic Lodge #174.
For several years as a Johnson County resident, he worked in the Indianapolis area as a salesman for AMP Inc., which is headquartered in Harrisburg, PA. He had also worked for Systems Research Labs and ITT, Texas Instruments, while living in Johnson County.
After retirement, he had his own antique lumber business in Jackson County. He was a Methodist by faith and he enjoyed gardening, fishing, reading Louie Lamour westerns and playing computer games.
Born December 3, 1932 in Jackson County, he was a son of Hugh Andrew and Martha Alice (Surber) Lucas, Sr.
On January 25, 1953 at Freetown, he married Thelma Noe and she survives.
Other survivors include three children, John W. (Brooke) Lucas of Stafford, VA, Gail A. (Steve) Meador of Morgantown, IN and Jill L. (Craig) King of Leesbnrg, VA; three sisters, Charlotte (Russell) Sherrill of Medora, IN, Laberta (Milton) Otte of Seymour and Virginia (Sam) Krutz of Indianapolis, IN; seven grandchildren, Joshua M. Lucas, Madison H. Lucas, Delaney G. Lucas, April C. (Barry) Mills, Jared M. Paris, Emily G. King and Sherman A. King; two great grandchildren, Naomi R. Mills and Rachael L. Mills.
He was preceded in death by one infant son (Joel W. Lucas, Jr.); one sister (Betty McGlasson); three brothers (Alva Ernest Lucas, Hugh Lucas, Jr. and Bob Lucas.
Services were Monday June 18th, at the Winklepleck-Weesner Funeral Home in Brownstown, with David Ison officiating.
Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Brownstown with military rites.
Memorial donations: The Salvation Army.
Created by: Ruth (Hickman) Wicks
Record added: Jun 16, 2007
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