Richard Lee “Ricky” Lucas, Jr. age 62 of Wilmington passed away on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
Ricky was born in Cherry Point, NC on January 21, 1958. He lived in Wilmington most of his life and worked in maintenance for several companies. Ricky enjoyed scraping all kinds of junk, auctions, yard sales, repurposing anything he could, and collecting. He enjoyed all things NASCAR, his favorite driver was Dale Earnhardt, Sr., and always wore his #3 Cap.
Ricky is survived by his two sons, Richard Lee Lucas, III, and wife Kimberly, and James Michael “Mikey” Lucas; one daughter, Shannon Neeves and husband Matt; 12 grandchildren, Jeremy Lucas, Alexis Lucas, Kayleigh Lucas, Lilly Lucas, Gabby Lucas, Noah Lucas, Levi Lucas, Hannah Lucas, Shannon Lucas, Morgan Lucas, Matthew Neeves, and Isaiah Neeves; mother Phyllis Blanton Lucas; three sisters, Phyllis Burroughs, Terry Hill, and Kelly Flowers along with many nieces and nephews and extended family members. Remembered is his father, Richard Lee Lucas, Sr. and a sister, Diane Son, and niece Katherine “Tiffany” Flowers who preceded him in death.
Visitation for family and friends will be from 6-8 pm Tuesday, October 27, 2020, at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.
Funeral services will be 1:00 pm Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at Greenlawn Memorial Park led by Rev. Sam Hill. Pallbearers will be his nephews and his grandson, Levi.
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