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Services are held for Clyde Lucas



Clyde Blaine Lucas, 90, of Whitesburg, died August 24 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Born at Camp Branch to the late Willie and Elizabeth Crase Lucas, he was the widower of Eleanor Fairchild Lucas.

He was a brother of the late Kermit Lucas, Harry Lucas, Garnette Frederick and Roxie McGrath, and a grandfather of the late James Rodney Lucas.

He was the great-grandfather of the late Jessica Brooke Engler, and the father-in-law of the late James Sanders.

An elder and deacon at Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church of Whitesburg, and an elder at The Presbyterian Church of Danville, he and his wife were instrumental in establishing the Sandlick Presbyterian Church.

Lucas worked at the Bank of Whitesburg and the Bank of Danville. He also sold mining supplies for Austin Powder Company in the Letcher County area in the 1950s and 1960s. He was a member of the Lions Club in Whitesburg and Danville.

Surviving are his son, Clyde Steven Lucas and wife Ritter Margaret of Whitesburg; two daughters, Elizabeth Hoskins and husband William Rush of Middletown, Oh., and Janice Kay Sanders of Frankfort; a sister, Bertha Adams and husband Steve of Louisville; seven grandchildren, Steven Gregory Lucas and wife Donna, Brooke Leslie Webber and husband Matthew, and Kelly Elizabeth Hellman and husband Rick, all of Louisville, Lori Nicole Thomas and husband Lance of Whitesburg, Jill Rushelle Fritz and husband Greg of Mason, Oh., Christopher James Sanders and Amy Rebecca Sanders, both of Frankfort; 18 greatgrandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held August 27 at Everidge Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in Green Acres Memorial Park at Ermine.

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