Leon Lucas, 70, passed away on Sunday May 29, 2016 in Brownwood. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 2, 2016 at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home Chapel of Faith, 5701 Hwy. 277 South in Abilene, with the Rev. Mark Curl officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Memorial Park Cemetery.

Leon was born in Abilene on Dec. 31, 1945 to the late Clyde and Zelda Woolsey Lucas. He graduated from Cooper High School where he played basketball. Leon was a member of Texas National Guard in Abilene. He loved hunting and enjoyed taking care of his cats.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors include his brother, Ted Lucas and wife Geneva of Abilene; cousins, Betty Bartula of Richardson, Reva and Don Hunn, and Glenn and Judy Wright of Arlington; nieces and nephews, Alicia Gray of Arlington, and Richard Nickell (Tammie) of Abilene; great-nieces, Chelsie Herriff (Blake), and Anna Nickell; great-great-niece, Addie Herriff; friends, Ray and Cathey Thompson of Snyder, and Dalon and Cinda Featherston of Goldthwaite.

You may view and sign the guestbook at www.elliott-hamil.com.