John Lucher

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Memorial services to celebrate the life of John Afton Lucher will be held Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 10:00am in Cashner Colonial Chapel with Father Christopher Terry presiding. John Afton Lucher died February 17, 2013 in Conroe, Texas. John was born in Houston on December 20, 1960. He was the son of George and Martha Lucher. John was a graduate of Conroe High School where he was a star offensive lineman for the Conroe Tigers varsity football team. After receiving All-County, All District and All-Greater Houston Honors, John accepted a football scholarship to Tyler Junior College. When John's football career ended he continued his education and received a Bachelor's Degree in Business and Economics from the University of Texas in Austin. John then spent the next 25 years with the YMCA. His work ethic, management skills and love of people took John through numerous positions and locations within the YMCA organization. His final role was as Regional CEO of the YMCA in Saginaw, Michigan. John had numerous interests. He was an avid sports fan with a special love of football. He had tremendous knowledge and insight to the game. He loved to discuss politics and was very knowledgeable of world events. He was a great cook and a master at a grill. John didn't have any children of his own but he was a lovable and thoughtful uncle to all of his nieces and nephews. His family and friends will remember him as a kind and loving man. He will be greatly missed. John is survived by mother, Martha Staggs of Conroe; sisters, Sheri O'Hagan and husband Scott of New Waverly; brothers, Charlie Lucher and wife Teresa Gaye of Houston, Mike Staggs and wife SueEllen of Sugarland, Donald Staggs and wife Linda of Conroe, Dean Staggs of Conroe and Ricky Staggs of Magnolia; nieces and nephews, Nicole Clark, Scott O'Hagan, JR, Caitlin O'Hagan, Jeremy Crabb, Rachel Jannisse, Johnnie Staggs, Justin Staggs and Jarod Staggs. Numerous other relatives and friends also survive. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in memory of John to the YMCA of Conroe, 10245 Owen Drive Conroe, TX 77304 or by calling, 936.756.9345. You are invited to view our webpage at leave written condolences to the family at


Published on from Feb. 20 to Mar. 5, 2013
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Cashner Funeral Home
801 Teas Road | Conroe, TX 77303 | (936) 756-2126
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