Originally created 01/27/01

Mr. Bill Lucas Sr.



HEPHZIBAH - Mr. Bill Lucas Sr., 61, of Centurian Drive, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001, at University Hospital, Augusta.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hillcrest Mausoleum Chapel, Augusta, with Ken Gross officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Augusta.

Mr. Lucas, a native of Springdale, La., was a supervisor at International Paper.

Survivors include his wife, Marie Mewbourne Lucas; two sons, William Alvis Lucas Jr., Columbia, and Robert Chadwick Sams, Augusta; two daughters, Loretta Arlene Cains, Spartanburg, S.C., and Gindy Rosenkrantz, Augusta; his father, Jewell O. Lucas, Evans; a brother, Stephen Lucas, Charleston, S.C.; and three grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Delbert Follett, Steve Popwell, Jerrell Hawk, Mike Hannah, Dennis Simpson and Jimmy O'Neal.

Friends may call at the residence.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Poteet Funeral Home, Peach Orchard Road, Augusta.

The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 27, 2001