Ralph A. Lucas of Goodyear, Arizona passed away May 9, 2023 at the age of 77. He was born April 16, 1946 in Prescott, Arizona to William Albert Lucas and Lois Jane Boss.
Ralph was a veteran of the United States Marines and served during the Vietnam War. He taught math and auto mechanics. In his free time, he enjoyed watching old television shows like Perry Mason, Nero Wolfe, and Runpole of the Bailey. He also liked war movies and anything about World War II. Most people knew to not get into a discussion with him about politics, religion, or education.
He was a generous man who will be missed.
A visitation will be held from 9 to 10:30am on Thursday, May 25 at Thompson Funeral. Interment will follow at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona at 12:30pm.
Saepe Expertus, Semper Fidelis, Fratres Aeterni. Often Tested, Always Faithful, Brothers Forever. Thank you Ralph for your service to this nation. U.S. Marine Corps, Vietnam.