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Saturday, February 17, 2024
12:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)
David A. Lucas 67, of Reading Pennsylvania passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2024 peacefully at home with family at his side.
Diagnosed with Mesothelioma, Dave fought a tough battle with dignity and grace.
Born in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania on July 20,1956 to John (Jack) and Barbara Lucas, he was preceded in death by his mother Barbara.
Dave is survived by his wife, Jillian Lucas of Reading, PA., his father John (Jack) Lucas of State College, PA., siblings Cathy and her husband Mike Capparelle and family of Bellefonte, PA, and sister Linda Mosley and family of Fort Worth, TX as well as his stepchildren Chelsea Dhanraj (children Adham, Dhylan) of Los Angeles, CA and Mason Miller and wife Gianna Ross-Miller of Philadelphia, PA.
Dave spent over 30 years in the cable industry designing cable systems, retiring in 2015.
He learned to play guitar at age 10 and played solo and in many various bands until the pandemic 2020. He sang and picked in both country and bluegrass bands. Music and travelling were his favorite things to do; he made friends through music wherever he went.
He met his wife Jillian when she attended one of his concerts many moons ago and they have lived a life of music together ever since.
A celebration of life will be held February 17, 2024 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Mimmo’s Restaurant, 290 Morgantown Road, Reading, PA. Bean Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, 129 East Lancaster Ave. Shillington is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be made at www.beanfuneralhomes.com