OBITUARY

William Scott Lucas Sr.

November 7, 1923July 3, 2019
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William Scott Lucas, Sr., age 95, of 300 Trott St., Oak Island, NC, a loving husband, father and grandfather, departed this life to be with his Lord on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. He was born in Cleveland County, Mooresboro, NC on November 7, 1923.

He was a graduate of NC State College with a BS Degree and a Master’s Degree from Appalachian State University. He retired from teaching vocational agriculture in 1985 at Northwood High School in Pittsboro, NC. He was a WWII Navy Veteran serving in both the Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea on the USS Jordan DE204 and in the Pacific on the USS McKean DD784. He was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Oak Island, having served as Chairman of the Deacons, Trustee, Moderator, Sunday School Director and Teacher. He was an active member of the Masonic Lodge for over 68 years, having joined in 1951. A Past Master in 1960, 1970 and 1977. Also, a member of the York Rite, Scottish Rite and the Shrine.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James Walter (“J.W.”) Lucas and May Aurelia Blanton; two brothers, James B. Lucas and Robert P Lucas, and his lovely wife, Hazel Whitaker Lucas of 63 years together.

He is survived by three children, daughter, Sandra Lucas Hyde of Myrtle Beach, SC; son, William Scott Lucas, Jr. and wife Pamela Jane Hart of Fuquay Varina, NC, son, Michael Walter Lucas of Oak Island, NC; four grandchildren, Michael Kai Lucas, Stephen Michael Kiessling, Erica Brooke Kiessling and Emily Beth Kiessling; two great-grandchildren, Rowen Alexander Lucas and Ada Elizabeth Lucas; two nieces, Lynn Butler Brantley and Mary Lucas, and two nephews, Bobby Lucas and Frank Lucas.

The family will receive friends Sunday, July 7, 2019 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral Home, 1411 N. Howe St., Southport, NC.

Funeral services will be held at the First Baptist Church of Oak Island on Monday, July 8, 2019 at 2:00 pm pm with the Reverend Charlie Carter officiating with visitation one hour prior to the service. Masonic graveside services will be provided by Pythagoras Lodge #249 at the Northwood Cemetery in Southport, NC.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Oak Island, NC and Pythagoras Lodge #249.

You may offer online condolences at www.peacocknewnamwhite.com.

Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral Home and Crematory 1411 N. Howe St., Southport, NC 28461.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Sunday, July 7, 2019
  • Visitation Monday, July 8, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, July 8, 2019

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Burial with Military and Masonic Rites

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Amy Dixon

July 8, 2019

Scott,
Your Dad was such a sweet and kind man, I had the pleasure of meeting him one afternoon at the other beach house he owns at Spinaker's Reach. I know he will be deeply missed but I also know there is comfort to know he is in heaven and with your Mom.
Amy Dixon (wife of Floyd Dixon)

Perry Sellers

July 8, 2019

Please accept my sincere condolences on Brother Bill's passing. He was a good friend and brother. May your faith in our heavenly father bring you peace and comfort in your time of sorrow.

Mary Lucas Braswell

July 6, 2019

Uncle Bill had the kindest voice and I can still hear it.
I’m so sorry to hear about his passing.
Sandra, Scott, and Mike my heartfelt condolences.
Love,
Mary

Larry Mabe

July 6, 2019

Please accept our condolences in the passing of Mr. Lucas. It was a pleasure to work with him when I served as principal of Northwood High School from 1979-1984.
Mr. Lucas taught many young people in his career. May you find peace in his service to others.

Larry G. Mabe, Ed.D.
Retired Principal and Superintendent
Chatham County Schools

Joseph Maggiola

July 6, 2019

To The Lucas Family,

May the Angels Warm embrace carry Bill to that special place in heaven reserved for people who lived lives of significance!

I shall keep your family in my prayers during this great loss.

In sympathy
Brother Joe Maggiola, Oak Island Lodge

Tom Sewell

July 6, 2019

A true christian, one of the best men I've ever had the pleasure to know. He has been our landlord for nine years and a true friend. The Lord has one of his finest Angels by his side now, Rest in peace , Mr. Lucas.

charles mcwells

July 6, 2019

Bill was the kindest person I met in a long time so much respect for him always a scripture of kindness and love I will miss you Bill as you will be missed by many you are where you belong beside the lord.

Tony and Janice Florio

July 5, 2019

We will miss this dear brother. He had been a member of Tony's Bible study classes and a great encourager. We remember him in his home sharing his memories. He has also been a faithful supporter of our mission work here in Italy. We are sorry to miss his memorial service.

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