HAMPDEN - Frank S. Lucas passed away on January 7, 2016. Frank was born on May 15, 1931, the tenth child of Walter L. and Mary Elizabeth (Martin) Lucas.
After graduating from high school in Orono, class of 1950, Frank worked at Nichols Drug Store, and then joined the U.S. Navy from 1951-1955. Frank graduated from Higgins Classical Institute in 1956. Frank worked in outside sales, retiring from F.W. Webb Heating and Plumbing Co. Frank had a passion for golf. Frank and Verla (Robinson) Lucas were married in 1957 at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Dover Foxcroft, Maine. Frank was active as a life member of VFW Post for fifty-seven years. He served as commander of post and district commander of District Four. Frank was chaplain of the post for many years.
Survivors include his loving and dedicated wife, Verla; daughter Lisa and her two sons, Patrick and Jamie; son, Craig and wife, Nancy, and their two sons, Andrew and wife Robin, and Matthew; daughter, Michele and her husband, Merlin, and their two sons, Ryan and wife, Ashley and Christopher. Frank is also survived by six great grandchildren, Sophia, Fletcher, Cadence, Annabelle, Ethan, and Cameron.
The VFW will be holding a special get together for family and friends on Saturday, January 16th at 1PM at the VFW Hall, 41 Canoe Club Rd, Hampden, ME 04444. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Whitcomb Baker VFW Post 4633, 462 Main Rd, South, Hampden, Maine 04444. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.