|Birth: ||Dec. 16, 1871|
|Death: ||Jul. 23, 1932|
Roger Mills County
Omer was the son of William Vandeventer and Mary Ann (Dingman) Lucas.
Mr. Lucas was one of the early settlers of Roger Mills County and had a wide range of acquaintances. He was one of the foremost and progressive citizens of his community and a man who made strong friends. Mr. Lucas had been a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge for a number of years. The large crowd of friends from the Crawford community, Reydon and Cheyenne that attended the funeral showed the esteem his friends had for him.
Omer D. Lucas was born in Peru, Miama County, Indiana, December 16, 1871. He departed this life July 23, 1932 at the age of 61 years 7 months 8 days.
He was married to Mary Gertrude Shafer November 16, 1892 in Peru, Miami County, Indiana and to this union were born eight children who are: John, Flora, Elsie, Fred, Delbert, Hallie, Nena and Jack, and 9 grandchilldren all of Crawford, Oklahoma. All were by his side at the time of his death. He also leaves a brother, Frank of Peru, Indiana.
He came to Oklahoma in 1902 and homesteaded on the place where he resided at the time of his death. He died from cancer. Everything was done to cure him but to no avail.
He was a devoted and loving husband and father.
He was laid to rest in the Silent Home Cemetery, Roll, Oklahoma, Sunday afternoon July 24, 1932 in the presence of a large crowd of neighbors and friends. Fatheree Funeral director had charge of the burial.
William Vandeventer Lucas (1838 - 1910)
Mary Ann Dingham Lucas (1838 - 1903)
Mary Gertrude Shafer Lucas (1871 - 1955)*
Flora Mae Lucas Cole (1893 - 1981)*
John William Lucas (1895 - 1975)*
Elsie Irene Lucas Jones (1897 - 1986)*
Fred Louis Lucas (1899 - 1989)*
Delbert E Lucas (1900 - 1980)*
Hallie Marie Lucas Hanawalt (1906 - 1993)*
Jack Henry Lucas (1909 - 1981)*
Nena Gertrude Lucas Cannon (1912 - 1989)*
Charles D Lucas (1868 - 1904)*
Omer Dingman Lucas (1871 - 1932)
Silent Home Cemetery
Roger Mills County
Maintained by: Karen Harman
Originally Created by: WABASH
Record added: Mar 04, 2010
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