John A. Lucas Sr., 85, of St. Charles, Mo., died Friday, Nov. 18, 2016. A memorial service will be held at the American Legion Post 312, in St. Charles, on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Legion Post 312 or Marine Corps Toys for Tots.

John A. Lucas Sr., 85, of St. Charles, Mo., died Friday, Nov. 18, 2016. A memorial service will be held at the American Legion Post 312, in St. Charles, on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Legion Post 312 or Marine Corps Toys for Tots.

John served his country in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War and was a member of the American Legion Post 312 and the Geneseo Moose Lodge No. 990. He was an avid reader, loved airplanes, and enjoyed socializing with his family at the American Legion over a cold PBR. He was dearly loved, and will be missed by all who knew him.

Beloved husband of Carol Lucas; cherished son of the late Alexander and Mary Jean Lucas; devoted father of, John Lucas Jr., Patrick Lucas, Karen Lucas (Bill Damm), Trace Lucas, Les (Cindy) Lucas, Mike (Wanda) Lucas, and Cyndi Lucas; loving grandfather of, Ayla, Edie, Jane (Julian), Andy (Melanie), Nancy, Lily, Caylie (Zach), Levi, Joe, Austin, Hunter, and Jayde; treasured great-grandfather of Goldie and Archer; and honorary father of Steve (Debbie) Sanders and Kim (Missy) McCubbin. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Robert A. Lucas and Dorothea Newton.