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Bruce A. Lucas, 50, of Rockford, passed away on March 20, 2017. He was born on February 20, 1967 in Rockford, the son of Gary J. and Judith L. (Liddicoat) Lucas. Bruce was a graduate of Auburn High School in 1985. He worked for J & M Plating as a third shift supervisor. He enjoyed demolition derby (L-67), and trailer racing.
Survivors include his wife Teresa; mother, Judy Weichert; daughter, Valerie Lucas; son, Jacob Lucas; sisters, Pamela (Jim) Howard, Penny Hall, and April (Jimmy) Camacho; brothers, Brian and Bradley (Mary) Lucas; cousin, Rodney (Wendy) Lucas and their daughter, Courtney; special friends Loren & Janet Roser; nieces and nephews Roxanne, Rachel, Christa, Nick, and Max and a special niece, Taleia Predeceased by father, Gary and second father, Don Weichert, grandparents, Clifford and Jean Liddicoat. A special thanks to Tanya at N.I. Hospice.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 am, Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Olson North Main Chapel, 2811 N. Main, Rockford with Pastor Dan Herman, officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 - 7:00 pm on Friday, March 24th at Olson North Main Chapel. Memorials to the family. To share a memory or send an online condolence, visit

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  1. Chris McGee

    This comes to me as a shock as I don't live in the area anymore. Bruce and I spent many great times together through out high school and I still carry those memories. I'm sorry for your loss. My prayers got out to Bruce's family.

  2. Ruth Davis

    My sincere condolences to Bruce's family. I am sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers. May the God of love and mercy comfort your hearts. May His beautiful promises in His Holy Word strengthen you during the difficult days ahead. Revelation 21:4,5

  3. Melissa (Hoffman) Cottrill

    So sorry for the loss!! My prayers go out to the Lucas family! Bruce was a big part of my high school years! I talk about the fun and crazy things we used to do! Rest my friend until we meet again

  4. Butch Taylor

    Judy and family,so sorry to hear about Bruce,Rest Easy Brother

  5. Mike Lucas

    Bruce, we grew up together and then went our separate ways. Even though our relationship as cousins was never strong during the last 30 years, you are greatly missed. Peace be with you and all the family during this time. GOD speed!

  6. penny bondele

    Went to school with Bruce so sad to hear this. Sorry, for your loss.

  7. Kelly ackerson

    I'm so sorry for your loss.Bruce had a big heart.He will be missed terribly.My prayers are out to your family.My Mom sends her love,in alabama and can't get here.Until we meet again bruce.Please watch over me.lovw always.

  8. Joe Schmit

    My deepest condolences to the family for your loss. L-67, I'll see you in the feature heat on the other side! RIP Bruce.

  9. Kathy and Jim Anderson

    So sorry for your loss!



  11. Judy Chiren

    Sorry for your loss Jacob and Valerie his children will miss him and are coping with his loss. They loved there father even though they are not able to be there with you.

  12. Christine Gustafson

    Judy, Teresa, Brian, Brad and the rest of the Lucas family, I am so sorry for your loss. Know my love, thoughts and prayers are with all of you......

  13. Diann O'Keefe

    I am very sorry to hear of the loss of your son Judy., and to the wife and kids. There is nothing harder then losing a loved one. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Diann O'Keefe

  14. Michelle mcdaniel hamil

    Brad, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family

  15. Theresa Bissman

    So Sorry! So Sad! My Heart, My Thoughts and My Prayers go out to all...Bruce, you will be missed. Glad we got the chance to be friends again, one last time..Rest Peaceful my friend!

  16. Cindy Greenwell- Meldrim

    I'm so sorry to hear this. Sending my condolences and prayers! I went to high school with Bruce,... he was always so happy and nice. Praying for peace and comfort for his family and friends! With love, Cindy Greenwell- Meldrim

  17. Kelly hutsell-cook

    We celebrated our high school graduation party together..bruce was like family.

  18. Betty Stratton

    Sending prayers in heaven with no pain waiting for us.

  19. Phyllis Bohlander

    So very sorry for your loss to his wife, family and children. May God comfort you in this sad experience.

  20. Michael Gilbert

    My deepest condolences to Teresa, and Bruce's family. I worked beside Bruce for approximately three years, and grew to know his immediate family very closely. Bruce was by far one of the strongest men I have met. I always looked up to him at J&M, and for the man he was. I know he will deeply missed by many.

  21. Heidi (Dalberg) Gordon

    I went to school with Bruce,and he was always so kind. friend

  22. Rhonda Merkel Vurnovas

    Pam I'm so sorry to hear about your brother. Praying for you and your family. Hugs Rhonda

  23. Steve and Sue

    Judy, we are so sorry to hear of Bruce's passing. He was brave and never gave up. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  24. Tim ackerson

    Rest in peace old friend. May your family find peace. God bless you and your family.

  25. Leslie Collins

    I went to school with Bruce, I am so sorry for your loss...

  26. E.Arlene Lucas


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