Wesley Lucas


Wesley H. Lucas, 66, of Shelbyville, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, in Greensburg.

He was born Aug. 24, 1950, in Columbus, to Marshall Lucas and Maria (Kreinhagen) Lucas. He married Linda (Bartlett) Lucas on April 21, 1990, and she survives.

Other survivors include five children, Shad Lucas and wife, Arien, of Columbus, James Lucas and wife, Penny, of Columbus, Frances Adams and husband, Gerry, of Waldron, Valarie Wells and husband, Dempsey, of Lorena, Texas, and Jill Coots of Greensburg; 11 siblings, Jimmy Lucas of Columbus, Freddy Lucas and wife, Pam, of Nashville, Diane Mitchell and husband, Tom, of Taylorsville, Rosie Hatchett and husband, Dwight, of Indianapolis, Les Lucas and companion, Glynis Worley, of Columbus, Mike Lucas and wife, Teresa, of Franklin, Eddie Lucas and wife, Rhonda, of New Castle, Bertha Winn of Columbus, Donna Gillispe and husband, Charles, of Florida, Judy Comingore and husband, Joe, of Bloomington and Brenda Hamm and husband, James, of Texas; nine grandchildren, Caitlyn, Ashlan and Johnathan Lucas, David Decker, Jamie Marcum and husband, Danny, Hannah Schooley and husband, TJ, Katelynn Oliver and Tyler and Lyndsey Dunn; and four great-grandchildren, Tristan and Jordan Marcum, Brock Schooley and Riley Dunn.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Carlin Lucas; and two sisters, Pauletta Comingore and Betty Bruce.

Mr. Lucas had been a resident of the area for 30 years, after moving from Columbus.

He graduated from Columbus High School in 1970 and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Mr. Lucas was a journeyman meat cutter at Marsh Supermarket, Archer’s Meat Processing, Thomas Market and Thrif-T-Mart for over 40 years. He really loved his work.

He was a member of Faith Trinity Pentecostal Church.

Wes loved NASCAR, Indiana University basketball, the Indianapolis Colts and the Indiana Pacers. He enjoyed bowling in earlier years. He enjoyed watching his great-grandsons play ball at the park.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016, at Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, Shelbyville, IN 46176.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, at Faith Trinity Pentecostal Church, 505 W. Pennsylvania St., Shelbyville.

Burial will be at Patterson Cemetery in Shelby County. Graveside military service will be provided by a local veterans organization.

Memorial contributions may be given to the American Heart Association or American Legion Post No. 70, in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be shared at www.glennegeorgeandson.net.