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March 12, 1921-March 24, 2011

ASHEBORO -- Mr. Joseph Henry Lucas, 90, Asheboro, N.C., died Thursday, March 24, 2011, at Clapp's Convalescent Nursing Home.

A funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday at Sawyersville Wesleyan Church, where he was a member. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

A native of Randolph County, N.C., Mr. Lucas was born March 12, 1921. He was a builder and brick mason and a member of the Gideons International. Mr. Lucas served in the United States Army during World War II.

Mr. Lucas is survived by his wife, Jewel Brown Lucas of the home; sons, Michael Lucas and wife, Emily, of Goldsboro and Tommy Lucas and wife, Sue, of Asheboro; daughters, Shirley Taylor and husband, Russell, Wanda Ingold and husband, Howard, and Susie James and husband, Terry, all of Asheboro; brother, David Lucas of Greensboro; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Ridge Funeral Home, and other times at the home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Gideons International, P.O. Box 181, Asheboro, N.C., 27204.

Tributes may be sent to the family at www.ridgefuneralhome.com.


Published in Obituaries on March 25, 2011 1:48 PM