Dallas R. Lucas, age 72, passed away on Friday, July 25, 2014, in Franklin. He was a resident of Franklin.
He was born on Oct. 30, 1941, in Nineveh, to Lucian B. and Gladys M. (Hogue) Lucas.
Dallas is survived by his two sons, Richard Lucas and Daniel (Kathy) Lucas, all of Franklin; granddaughter, Savanna Lucas of Franklin; four brothers, Floyd (Betty) Lucas, Stanley (Frieda) Lucas, Preston (Alice Lucas, and Bruce (Linda) Lucas, all of Franklin; and one sister, Millie (Bill) Wiedenhaupt of Greenfield. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in passing by his parents; brother, Glancy Lucas; sister, Barbara Stevens Wilson; sister-in-law, Doris Lucas; and brothers-in-law, James Stevens and Gene Wilson.
He was a 1960 graduate of Nineveh High School.
Dallas was employed with Chrysler Corp, retiring after more than 31 years of dedicated service.
Dallas also worked at Franklin Senior Center for several years.
He was a member of Franklin Memorial Christian Church. He was an avid bowler, bowling on several leagues at Franklin Hi-Way Lanes. He coached for many years, Little League and later basketball at Franklin Memorial Christian Church with their youth league. He enjoyed watching Indiana University basketball. Dallas was a follower and enjoyed attending the games of Franklin Community High School’s girls and boys basketball teams.
The Rev. Stan Icenogle and the Rev. Josh Caldwell will conduct a celebration of Dallas’ life at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Flinn and Maguire Funeral Home, 2898 N. Morton St., (U.S. 31 North) in Franklin. Friends may from 3 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Homeview Nursing Home, Resident Activities Fund, 651 State St., Franklin, IN 46131.
Online condolences may be received at flinnmaguire.net