Dale E. Lucas, 74, of Bellefonte passed away on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at Mount Nittany Medical Center. Dale was born in Bellefonte on March 31, 1947, the son of the late Donald R. and Viola C. Fike Lucas.He married Ruth Ann Swenson Lucas, who survives at home. Along with his wife he is survived by his daughter, Ann (Timothy) Davis of Bellefonte; his sons, Tad (Chris) Lucas of Mahaffey, Donald (Heidi) Lucas of Osceola Mills, Jon Lucas of Bellefonte; his sister, Jean (Lou) Greenaway of Brisbin;
his brother, Roy Lucas of Centre Hall and his 20 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandsons, Thane Lucas and Austin Davis and also his brother, Donald R. Lucas and his sister, Marie Dunklebarger. Dale proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force. He retired from Restek as an Assembler. He was a member of the God’s Missionary Church in Milesburg. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and also going on rides through out central Pennsylvania.
Family and friends will be received at the Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Inc., 201 Spring Street, Milesburg on Monday, April 26, 2021 from 6 PM to 8 PM. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Fred Bennett officiating. Burial will be in Centre Co. Memorial Park, College Twp., Centre Co. where military honors will be accorded. We will be following CDC recommendations, facial coverings will be required and social distancing is encouraged. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Dale’s memory to God’s Missionary Church, 219 Old 220 Road, Bellefonte, PA 16823 or Patriot Guard Riders, 160 Anderson Rd., Indiana, PA 15701.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Inc., 201 Spring Street, Milesburg. Online condolences may be made at www.deankwetzlerfuneralhome.com.