Funeral services for Michael William ‘Shorty’ Lucas, 47, were held August 21 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Lucas family cemetery at Thornton.
A son of Billy and Garnet Atha Lucas of Thornton, he died August 21 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.
Surviving in addition to his parents are his wife, Karen Lucas of Rib Lake, Wisc.; a son, Michael W. Lucas Jr., of Rib Lake, Wisc.; three daughters, Michelle Lee Lucas and Sonya Lynn Rohland, both of Rib Lake, Wisc., and Sophia Mae Sword of Pikeville; a stepsister, Miranda Sturgill of Thornton; and four grandchildren.