|Elijah Lucas III|
|January 15, 1931 - July 18, 2012|
|Goodyear, AZ, formerly of East Moline|
|Visitation: Saturday from 1-4 pm July 28, 2012 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island|
|Interment: a later date , at Arizona |
|Elijah Lucas III, 81, of Goodyear, AZ, formerly of East Moline, left this life on July 18, 2012 at his home. Visitation will be held from 1-4 PM Saturday at the Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island. Cremation rites will follow. Inurnment will be at a later date in Arizona. Memorials may be made in care of the family.|
Elijah was born on January 15, 1931 in Turrell, AR, the son of Elijah Sr. and Jamie Wright Lucas.
Elijah retired from John Deere Harvester after 42 years. He will be greatly missed.
He leaves to mourn his wife, Ruth; four daughters, Gloria (Harvey) Fentress, Cherry (Wayne) Sivels, Mella Tillman, and Vickie Lucas; four sons, Kevin Lucas, Gordon (Eva) Lucas, Carlis Lucas, and Louis (Nancy) Lucas; 29 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Stanley Lucas and Elijah Lucas Jr., who just passed on July 13, 2012; and two daughters, Casandra and Denise.
Kevin, I am so sorry for the loss of your father. Please accept my deepest condolences and pass them on to the rest of your family. If there is anything I can do for you, please let me know. You and your family will be in my thoughts.
-- Deb Royse
To Jeannie & the entire Lucas Family. Our hearts were saddened when we heard about the loss of your Father. Our families go way back. We know that this is a great loss to your family, and we are holding your family up in prayer. God will give you the strength you need to endure during this very difficult time. We love you. The Westbrook Family
-- Joyce Westbrook-Lee & the Westbrook Family
Louis: We are so sorry for your loss, and we want you to know that we will be praying for strength, peace, and comfort for you and all of your family. Thom & Angie Rangel
-- Thom & Angie Rangel
God loves you all keep the faith and ever thing will be alright.God will always be there for all of you. bless you
-- friend of family
Sorry to here about your lost. Were are praying for you all in your time of sorrow.
-- to gordy and the rest of the family