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Rites held for Samuel Lucas

Funeral services for Samuel Richard Lucas, 81, were held January 28 at Little Cowan Primitive Baptist Church. Burial was in the Lucas family cemetery at Cowan.

A son of the late Sam and Pearl Ison Lucas, he died January 25 at his home at Cowan.

He was the father of the late Keith Lucas and was a former coal miner. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Manual and Ronnie, and three sisters, Jeanette, Jolene and Barbara.

Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Maxie Gilley Lucas; two sons, Ricky Lucas and wife Sherry, and Shane Lucas and wife Kathy; two daughters, Vickie Collins and husband Jerry, and Rhonda Stidham and husband Jimmy; 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; and a friend, Joe Vanhoose.

Letcher Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

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