West Hill Cemetery
James Wayne 'Jim' & June Amanda Prince Lucas
Born Grayson Co. ,son of W.E.& Velma Mackey Lucas
& June Amanda Prince
Born Grayson Co,. dau of J.M.& Maggie Porter Prince
The Herald Democrat
15 Nov 2009
WICHITA FALLS - Jim Lucas passed away on Nov. 12, 2009 in
Wichita Falls. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 16, 2009, at the
Wesley United Methodist Church with Rev. John Edwards officiating. Burial
will be at 4 p.m. Monday at the West Hill Cemetery, Sherman, with Rev.
Steve Robertson officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Lunn's
Colonial Funeral Home.
Jim Lucas was born May 9, 1932 to Wayne and Velma Lucas in Sherman,.
He graduated from Sherman High School and obtained an associate?s degree
from Cook County Junior College while in the U.S. Air Force.
He married June Prince on June 1, 1952. June is the love of his
life. He proudly served his country as a member of the U. S. Air Force
from March 28, 1951 until July 1, 1979. He retired at the rank of Chief
Master Sergeant. He served in Europe as well as the Far East and a short
tour in Argentina. He continued his service to the country while working
in a civil service position at Sheppard AFB, Texas from 1982 to 1990.
Jim's hobbies were varied. He raised Ponies of America and showed
these ponies for several years. He was a member of the POA club of Texas.
He was a charter member of the Red River Cutting Horse Association. He
was an avid golfer credited with three holes in one. He loved to fish with
his good friend Basial. Jim was an active member of the Wesley United Methodist
Church serving in numerous positions.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Denise in 1970 and his
parents. An adopted daughter Kay Phares in 2008.
He is survived by his wife June; his son David and wife Christine
of Royse City; brother Bill Lucas and his wife Millie; sisters-in-law,
Melba Kratch and Jane and Ralph Mattingly of Sherman; grandchildren Scot
Lucas and Darla Marchlinski of Dallas, Rebecca Christian of Shreveport,
La., and Rachel, and Brandon Phares of Austin; great- grandchildren, Jessica
and Melissa Marchlinski and Ethan Lucas of Dallas and several nieces and
nephews and a multitude of cousins.
The family suggest memorials be made to the Wesley United Methodist
Church or any organization you desire.
to the West Hill Cemetery