Lloyd Carl Lucas
Lloyd Carl Lucas, age 87, died on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at his home.
Born in Kingsport, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Oren Carl Lucas and Bernice Jones Lucas.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria Rhodes Lucas, in 2008, and a son, Larry Paul Lucas, in 2013.
He is survived by his children, Craig Lucas, and his wife, Sue, of Edgewater, Maryland, Chris Lucas, and his wife, Denise, of Bowie, Maryland and Rashelle Martin, and her husband, Glenn, of Palm Coast, Florida.
There are five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a brother, Paul Lucas, of Kingsport, Tennessee and two nephews, Scott and Tom Lucas.
Mr. Lucas had served in the United States Marine Corps, and later worked as a printing supervisor for the U.S. Treasury Department. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post 259 in Clinton, Maryland, and Elks Club of Temple Hills, and was a member of the Parrot Head Club of Ocean City.
He played professional baseball in Denver, Colorado, Lubbock, Texas, Superior, Wisconsin and Kingsport, Tennessee, and for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Interment will be at a later date and will be private for the family.
A donation in his memory may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tennessee, 38105, or Shriner’s Hospital for Children, Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Point Dr. Tampa, Florida 33607.
Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com.