Edward Jackson

November 21, 1938

June 27, 2019

Edward Jackson Lucas, Jr., 80, of Fieldale, Va., passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019. He was born November 21, 1938 in Fieldale, Va. to the late Lelia Hodges Lucas and Edward Jackson Lucas Sr. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Linda Lane Brymer Lucas, who passed away Friday, January 25, 2019.

Mr. Lucas was a member of Fieldale United Methodist Church. He was a 1957 graduate of Fieldale High School and received his Bachelor's Degree from Virginia Tech. He served in the United States Army and worked as an environmental health specialist for the Virginia Department of Health. After he retired, he worked as a security guard for many years.

He is survived by his daughter, Leigh Ann Bishop (Todd) of Collinsville, Va.; son, James E. Lucas (Kelly) of San Diego, Calif.; sister, Virginia Lucas Shearin of Springfield, Va.; brothers, William Brown Lucas of Brookfield, Ill., Robert C. Lucas of Ashburn, Va., and Frank H. Lucas of Charlotte Courthouse, Va.; and granddaughters, Madeline Bishop and Olivia Lucas.

A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville Chapel with the Rev. Andy Brock officiating. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Norris Funeral Services and other times at the home of his daughter. Entombment will be held at Roselawn Abbey.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Fieldale United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 218, Fieldale, Va. 24089 or the SPCA of Martinsville-Henry County, 132 Joseph Martin Hwy, Martinsville, Va. 24112.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory of Martinsville, VA is serving the Lucas family. Online condolences may be made at