Jimmy R. Lucas 71, of Weir, KS died 10:00pm Thursday September 12, 2013 at his home following a long illness.
Jimmy was born November 2, 1941 in Pittsburg, KS the son of Laurence and Edna E. (Mummert) Lucas. Jimmy was a graduate of Weir High School in 1959. He later joined the Army
Reserves and was a graduate of Pittsburg State University.
In 1963 Jimmy married Judith Ambler in Miami, OK. Jimmy worked most of his life for Shelter Insurance as a Claims Adjuster before retiring due to ill health in 2002. Jimmy was a member of the Methodist Church in Weir, KS; a retired member of the Weir City Council and enjoyed being in the outdoors.
Survivors include his children Jeffrey Lucas of Nevada, MO and Julie Eador of Republic, MO; siblings Larry Lucas of Weir, KS and Linda Berning of Weir, KS; grandchildren Paige Eador, Samuel Eador, Sarah Lucas, Kirsty Marsh and Jeffrey Marsh, and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents.
Per Jimmy's wishes his body will be taken for cremation and a Memorial Diner will be sponsored by the Methodist Church in Weir, KS at a later date. Arrangements are by Bath-Naylor Funeral Home in Weir, KS.