Obituary for Sat., May 5, 2018

Published 2:36 am Saturday, May 5, 2018


Mr. Bobby Franklin Lucas, age 79, of Pensacola, Fla., passed away on Wed., May 2, 2018. He was born to on August 10, 1938, to Dan and Iness Armstrong Lucas in Butler County. Bobby always liked to tell everyone he was born across the road from where Hank Williams was born.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Dan and Iness Lucas; brothers, Emmette Lucas, John Wesley “J.W.” Lucas, Vernon “Red” Lucas, and Henry Allen Lucas; sisters, Mary Ella Lucas Lehman and Annie Mae Lucas Wages.

Bobby leaves behind his loving wife of 60 years, Barbara Radford Lucas of Pensacola; daughter, Suzanne Lucas of Pensacola; sister, Jeanette Ryan of Houston, Texas; brother-in-law, John Foster “Johnny” and Flo Radford of Cincinnati, Ohio; and a number of loving nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Bobby was an electrician at Alatex in Andalusia, for many years during which time he served two years in the Army stationed in Germany in 1962 and 1963. He later moved to Pensacola, and worked for Grice Electronics before starting his own business, LuMark Electronics, which he later sold. He worked for Spectronics until his retirement in 2004. He loved working in his large yard and had a garden which he shared with many, including deer, which were a constant battle.

A visitation will be held at 1 p.m. on Sat., May 5, 2018, at Foreman Funeral Home in Andalusia. The visitation will be followed by a graveside service in Andalusia Memorial Cemetery at 2 p.m.

Family and friends unable to attend may sign an online registry at www.foremanfuneral