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Obituary: Lee Roy Lucas, Bedford

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Lee Roy Lucas, 79, of Bedford, IN, passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2013. He was born February 16, 1934, in Brown County, IN, the son of the late George and Frances Lucas.

Lee attended Cornerstone Apostolic Church in Stanford, IN. He enjoyed picking up cans for recycling and spending time at church and with his family. He will be deeply missed.

Lee is survived by his son, Eddie (Lisa) Haynes; 10 daughters, Anita (James) Monroe, Diana (JR) Poole, Peggy (William) Cash, Tammy Lucas, Mary Anne (Jimmy) Miller, Tina (James) Haste, Kimberly (Ed) Hayes, Teresa Taylor, Amanda Lucas, and Nicole (Lupe) Cervantes; six brothers, Allen, Don, Billy, Ephraim, Ron, and Wayne Lucas; a sister, Mary Jane Imlay; 31 grandchildren; and many other beloved family members.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Roberta Jean Sheldon Lucas; three daughters, Sharon Pedigo, Roberta Wilson, and Teresa Haynes; and four brothers, Jim, Rex, Marvin, and Bob Lucas.

Funeral services to celebrate his life will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, November 2, 2013, at Bond-Mitchell Funeral Home in Nashville, IN. Interment will follow at Reeves and Lucas Cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to the funeral service on Saturday beginning at 11:00 a.m.

Memorial donations may be made to the Lawrence County Cancer Society, 1203 Main Street, Bedford, IN 47421.

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