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James Lucas

James Lucas, age 84, of Grand Rapids, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, February 6, 2020. He was preceded in death by his great-granddaughter, Peyton Rae; and brothers-in-law, Marvin VanHouten, and Gerrit Byker.  He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 61 years, Tena Lucas; children, Cathie and Bill Creager, Beth and Bob Galloway, Sharon Lucas, Daniel and Kristin Lucas; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Freda VanHouten; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Marge and John Kuiper, Carolyn Byker; and many nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 10, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at East Leonard Christian Reformed Church, 1027 Leonard St NE, Grand Rapids, with Rev. Gerry Heyboer and Rev. Dr. Terry Slachter officiating. Interment will be held at Blythefield Memory Gardens. Relatives and friends may meet the family Sunday from 2-5 p.m. at Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Funeral Home (Grandville) 4145 Chicago Dr. SW.  Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Gift of Life Michigan or East Leonard Christian Reformed Church.

  1. Sending our heart felt condolences on your loss…. We will be lifting you up as you go through this day of sadness and joy.

    - Jim and Terry Krikke
  2. Tena, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

    - Rob & Marcia Wieringa

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