Charles Lucas


Charles Lucas passed away on October 20, 2021 at the age of 91. Charles was born July 7, 1930 in Corning, Ark., to Arnold and Ethelmae Lucas nee Lenoard.

He is survived by his children Caroline (Bruce) Reeves of Bellflower, Charles "Chisel" (Shirley) Lucas of Bellflower, Trish (Dennis) Harrell of Hawk Point, Lynn (Leon Shramek) Starks of Bellflower and Theresa (Donnie) Wanick of Bellflower; grandchildren: Tommy, Jody, DeAnna, Joby, Charles, Frank, Angel, Amy, Kimberly, Amber, Kyrie, and Justin; 21 great-grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his father, Arnold Lucas; mother, Ethelmae Lucas; wife, Minnie Lucas nee Cole; son, Marvin Lucas; son, Ralph Cole; three brothers; two sisters; grandson, Wesley Bote; granddaughter, Crystal Bote.  

Charlie worked at Fisher Body, which was bought out by GM, and retired after 33 years. Charlie enjoyed cutting grass, watching hummingbirds, but his greatest fulfillment in life was his children and grandchildren. Charles served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. 

Private graveside services were held at Hawk Point City Cemetery.