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Sunday, March 30, 2014 8:14 PM


July 31, 1932

March 30, 2014




DELPHOS — Marvin G. Lucas Sr., 81, of Delphos died at 7:20 a.m. Sunday at Sarah Jane Living Center.

He was born July 31, 1932, in Delphos to Nathanal William and Barbara (Miller) Lucas, who preceded him in death.

He married Shirley (Ditto) Lucas on April 17, 1952. She survives in Delphos.

Survivors include two sons, Butch (Jill) Lucas of Delphos and Rob (Jackie) Lucas of Elida; a daughter, Sherry (Bob) Beck of Middlebury, Ind.; a sister, Bobbie (Tom) Kohorst of Delphos; two brothers, Clair (Dela) Lucas of Delphos and Daryl (Janie) Lucas of Delphos; sisters-in-law, Diane Lucas and June Lucas; 11 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Bill Sr. and George Lucas; a son, George Lucas; and a great-granddaughter, Alivia Lucas.

He retired from Ford Motor Company in 1994 after 24 years of service. He was also Sergeant First Class in the Army, having served in the Korean War.

He was an avid bass fisherman and was a very active member of the Bass Club. He was a life member of the VFW Post 3035. He loved country music, especially the Grand Ole Opry where he spent a lot of time back stage with his friend Charlie Luvin. His true love was his children, grandchildren and especially his wife, Shirley, of nearly 62 years.

Funeral services will be held privately at a later date.


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