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Ralph David Lucas


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Ralph David Lucas Obituary
Ralph David Lucas, 68, of Hillsdale passed away Friday, January 24, 2014 at his home.

He was born July 8, 1945 in Albion to LeRoy and Mildred (Knisley) Lucas. Ralph married Sandra Ringler on February 21, 1975 and she survives.

Ralph was a graduate of Albion High School, Class of 1963. He was the owner and operator of Jonesville Garbage Service, Inc. and later retired from Tenneco in Litchfield. Ralph was a former member of the Elks and Moose Lodges in Hillsdale and the Eagles Club of Jonesville. In his spare time, Ralph loved to play golf. He attended the Hillsdale United Brethren Church.

Surviving besides his wife, Sandra are two daughters, Tamara (Charles) Sanland of Homer and Darlene Lucas Travis of Hillsdale; three sons, Anthony Lucas (Teresa Yinger) of Hillsdale, Scott (Sharon) Lucas of Jonesville and David (Bonnie) Lucas of Allen; 11 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Mary Lucas of Albion.

Ralph was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, LeRoy and Bernard Lucas.

A memorial visitation for Ralph Lucas will be held Thursday, February 6, 2014 from 5:00 - 8:00 PM at the Hillsdale United Brethren Church. Arrangements are entrusted to the VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of Hillsdale County. To view this obituary and send condolences, visit www.eaglefuneralhomes.com
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Jan. 25, 2014
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