H.L. "Lindy" Lucas


April 18, 2019

H.L. “Lindy” Lucas, age 91, died on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at the Guardian Angel Assisted Living in Liberty Lake, Washington. He was always up for a joke and dinners with family. He was kind and generous to those in need.

He was born Jan. 15, 1928 in Tampa, Florida. Lindy went on to serve in both the United States Navy and United States Army from 1945 to 1948.

On March 14, 1954 he married Beverly N. Willms in Cheney, Washington. Beverly preceded him in death in March 2017.

He was the maintenance supervisor for Eastern Washington University for most of his career. He was past president of the local labor union and president of the Cheney Lions Club as well as an active member of the Cheney Odd Fellows. He was active in the Cheney Rodeo Association as well as the local American Legion Hall.

He is survived by his three children, Laura Rankin, William Lucas and Karen Hankel; seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on April 20 at 11 a.m. at Cheney Funeral Chapel, 1632 West 1st St., Cheney, followed by a reception with provided food at the Cheney Community Church, 1307 3rd St. Following the reception, a graveside service will take place at Spokane Memorial Gardens, 5909 Cheney/Spokane Road.

Online guest book at cheneyfuneral.com.


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