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Rites held for Hobert Lucas Jr.

Hobert Cecil Lucas Jr., 60, died June 12 at his home at Coeburn, Va.

Born in Detroit, Mich., to the late Hobert Cecil Lucas Sr. and Lily Fair Bates Lucas, he was the father of the late Nathaniel Dean Lucas and a brother of the late Carolyn Fay Elkins.

He was a member of the United Mine Workers of America, a mechanic, and an appliance and TV repairman.

Surviving are two sons, Robert Ray Lucas and Nicholas Dewayne Lucas; two daughters, Margaret Ann Day and husband Theodore, and Nicole Danielle Lunsford and husband Billy; two grandchildren, Theodore Day II, and Joshua Austin Day; his stepmother, Matilda Lucas; a brother, Charles Lucas and wife Phyllis; and three sisters, Janice Profitt and husband Darrell, Mary Hall and husband James, and twin sister Sharon Thompson.

Funeral services were held June 17 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in Mulberry Cemetery at Thornton.

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