Carol Brenner of HFI said, “HFI and the Fincastle community are very saddened by the sudden death of our friend and member, Ron Lucas, on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013. The HFI Annual Meeting has been cancelled for this Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. “We will reschedule at a later date,”
Lucas was well known in the Botetourt County area as a contractor. He helped the Town of Fincastle and HFI in multiple ways. He was known in the Botetourt View as the contractor who renovated not only some of the sidewalks for the town, but purchased and renovated and sold the Bolton home called “Academy Hill” on Church Street in Fincastle.
Lucas was a member of HFI as well as the Botetourt County Historical Society. Funeral arrangements are pending.