March 1, 1934 - October 16, 2012 Resided in Wilder,, KY
Leon C. Lucas, 78, of Wilder, died Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at Saint Elizabeth Hospice in Edgewood. He was a retired Assistant Fire Chief for the City of Newport. He was a lifetime member of the Lawler-Hanlon VFW Post 5662 in Newport. His Daughter, Brenda "Sissy" Lucas Martin died in February. He is survived by his Wife, Edith (Edie) Lucas; Son, Tim (Cindy) Lucas; Grandson, Tyler (Erin) Lucas; Granddaughters, Jeanette (Travis) Simpson and Cara (Brian) Tolle; 3 Great-Grandsons, Owen & Luke Simpson and Emmerson Tolle; 2 Great- Granddaughters, Anna Simpson and Charlotte Tolle and a Sister, Mildred (Donald) Powell. Visitation 5:00 to 8:00 pm on Friday, October 19 at Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Home, 427 S. Ft. Thomas Ave., Fort Thomas. Services 11:00 am on Saturday, October 20 at the funeral home. Burial in Wesley Chapel Cemetery, California, KY. Memorials are suggested to Saint Bernard Church, 401 Berry St., Dayton, KY 41074 or Wood Hudson Cancer Research, 931 Isabella St., Newport, KY 41071 or American Cancer Society, 297 Buttermilk Pike, Ft. Mitchell, KY 41017. Online condolences to www.dmefuneral.com.
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