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(December 22, 1939 – June 17, 2015)
Time, Day, Date: 2 p.m., Saturday, June 20, 2015
Place: Lacy Funeral Home Chapel
Officiating: Dr. E. Nathan Finch
Disposition: Lingleville East End Cemetery, Lingleville, Texas
Services for Byrl (The Watermelon Man) Lucas, 75, a retired truck driver, who died Wednesday, June 17, 2015, were held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the Lacy Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. E. Nathan Finch officiating. Burial followed at Lingleville East End Cemetery.
Byrl was born in Stephenville, Texas, on December 22, 1939, to Robert Loyd Lucas and Elanor Cecil Richards. He married Dorothy McDaniel on June 5, 1959, in Lingleville, Texas. He was a member of the Glorybound Baptist Church in Stephenville, Texas. Byrl was an Air Force veteran, a member of the Masonic Lodge #752 in Lingleville, Texas, and was an avid 84 player.
Survivors include his wife, Dottie Lucas of Stephenville; his two children, Dean Lucas and wife, Dovie, of Watauga, and Kay Lucas and husband, Richard Cole, of Gladewater; his three brothers, Richard Lucas of Stephenville, Jimmy Lucas of Mineral Wells, and Charles Lucas of Hurst; and four sisters; Mary Quarles of Morgan Mill, Dorothy Collins of Indiana, Judy Huston of Stephenville, and Leona Rogers of Stephenville. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Elijah Lucas of Stephenville and Jessica Lucas of Gladewater. He was preceded in death by his sister, Peggy Conger, and granddaughter, Christina JoAnn.
Memorials may be made to Lingleville Masonic Lodge # 752, Hwy 8, Lingleville, TX 76461.