Loved by many and respected by all, he was our John Wayne and a true hero. To our Coast Guardsman, Semper Paratus – fair winds and following seas, shipmate.
Mr. Lucas was retired from the United States Coast Guard, where he was an aircrew member in search and rescue. He was the owner and operator of Atlantic Golf Cart Service. He was the captain of the disaster action team in Effingham County, was a member of the VFW, the American Legion and Moose Lodge, and was a Baptist.
Survivors include his wife, Katheryn E. Lucas of Guyton, Ga.; five daughters, Theresa V. Hubbard (Jerry) of Mobile, Ala., Katheryn Y. Hodges of Kodiak, Alaska, Shelly Beth Godfrey of Guyton, H. Louann Lucas McNair of Birmingham, Ala., and Kathy Lucas of Guyton; two sons, Clarence A. Lucas Jr. of Kodiak and Jeffery D. Lucas of Port Angeles, Wash.; two sisters, Marie Dell Trotter of Pooler, Ga., and Tonya Hires of Savannah, Ga.,; one brother, Larry Lucas of Ellabell, Ga.; 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. March 29 Funeral services will be held March 30 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Riggs Funeral Home. Internment will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations or volunteer to the American Red Cross, Savannah Chapter.