Funeral services for Mr. James R. Lucas, 94, of Cochran who died Thursday, December 15, 2011 will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, December 17, 2011 in the Chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Burial will be in Salem Baptist Cemetery in Bleckley County.
Mr. Lucas was born in Twiggs County, the son of the late Rob and Mattie Herndon Lucas. He was a retired farmer and member of Salem Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 73 years, Hazel Smith Lucas of Cochran;
2 daughters, Linda L. (Al) Dykes and Frances L. (Jody) Lucas, both of Cochran; daughter-in-law, Sue S. Lucas of Cochran; 2 brothers, Jack Lucas and Frank (Roberta) Lucas, both of Cochran; 7 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, James Delacy Lucas, a brother, Colonel Lucas and a sister, Mozelle Grimsley.
The family may be contacted at the residence on Montrose Road and will meet friends following the service.