December 8, 1984 ~ August 11, 2013
James Robert Lucas, age 28, died Sunday (August 11, 2013).
A funeral service is planned for 4:00 pm on Wednesday (August 14, 2013) at First Presbyterian Church in Carthage with the Rev. Rick Martindale officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
A native of Moore County he was the son of Jimmie Ray Lucas and the late Carolyn Ann Dowd Lucas. He graduated from Appalachian State and was a history and war enthusiast. He enjoyed NASCAR and was an avid Mark Martin fan. He was a true animal lover and also enjoyed cooking for his family. He had just returned from North Dakota after working there for a year. He was anxious to broaden his travels. James Robert was a kind and gentle soul who loved his family and friends dearly.
In addition to his father, he is survived by step-mother, Carol Lucas; sisters, Anne Lucas, Meredith Marshburn & husband, Andy and Sarah Fann & husband, Mike all of West End, and Nancy McLendon of Apex and Caroline Lucas of Cary; three nieces, Connor Lucas, MacKenzie Smith and Harper Fann and one nephew, Reid Marshburn.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 6:00-8:00 PM at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Building Fund, PO Box 397, Carthage, NC 28327 or the ASPCA.
Online condolences may be made at www.PinesFunerals.com.