Charles Robert Lucas aka “Bob” or “Charlie” to a lot of his family was born on June 6, 1928 in Marietta, Ohio to the late Harry and Marie Harris Lucas. He was the kindest, sweetest, most loving person you will ever meet. He was an Ohio State fan, who loved the color red, life, children, his dog Marley and of course money. He could sell you the shirt off your back, and his laugh was infectious. He loved working so much he retired from WASCO twice, the second time he was in his 80’s. He was a longtime member of HAVAR and a member of the Open Door Baptist Church in Marietta. He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 sisters, Martha Lucas, Maxine Dansby and Jenny McCune, 2 brothers, Archie Lucas and Joe Lucas, a nephew Jack, 4 nieces, Teresa, Marina, Renie and Rita and many of his friends form HAVAR. He is survived by 7 sisters, Blanche Hill, Anne (Junior) Mayle, Sue Flowers, Bell Teetsel, Mary (William) Thompson, Bessie Francis and Minnie (Lance) Alexander, 2 brothers, Allen (Melinda) Lucas and Frank (Margaret) Mayle, 17 nieces, 13 nephews, 90 great nieces and nephews and numerous great great nieces and nephews. Services will be held on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. at the Southland Mission Church near Cutler with burial following in the Southland Mission Cemetery. Friends may call on the family on Weds, July 28 from 6-8 P.M. at the Stone-Matheney Funeral Home in Chesterhill. To send a note of condolence to the family go to www.matheneyfh.com.
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