Clarence Vance Lucas II

1930 ~ 2021


Nov. 3, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Larkin Mortuary (260 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84111)
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    Nov. 3, 2021
    12:00 PM
    Mt Calvary Cemetery (275 U St, Salt Lake City, UT 84103)
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  • Born Buffalo, WY 12 Feb 1930.
    Parents C. Vance and Jasmine Craven Lucas.

    Aspired to be a writer/cartoonist early in life.
    The thread of military service ran through much of his life.

    Army active service four years; Occupation of Germany
    With 786th Ordnance MM Co and Korean War with F Co 9th Infantry
    Regt 2nd Infantry Division.

    Army reserve service twenty-three years; Battery C 300th Armd Field
    Artillery Bn Wyo Army National Guard. A Co 1st 19th Special Forces
    Group Utah Army National Guard.

    Married Pollyann Melko, later divorced. Four children; Stephanie Jasmine,
    Paul Vance, Derien Beth, Patrick Ehren. Preceded in death by Patrick
    and Derien.

    Married Erma Salazar Martinez. Three children; John Vance, Matthew Vance,
    Mark Vance. Stepchildren: Luis Jesus and Pauline.

    Early work experience in agriculture, trucking and construction.

    Taught sixth grade Worland WY three years
    Worked construction Mtn Valley Homes, Lander, WY two years
    Worked Litton Data Systems SLC seven years
    Worked Olympus Aerial Surveys SLC two years.
    Worked Sperry & Unisys Defense Systems twenty years.
    Worked SOS Technical at L3 three years post retirement.

    Preceded in death by parents. Preceded in death by brothers
    James Franklin and Schuyler Tyrel Lucas and sister Mary Karen
    Seney. Survived by sisters Tobin Ann Lucas Ratliff and Bonny
    Blythe Lucas Bolinger.

    Graveside services will be held Wednesday, 03 Nov 2021 at 12 Noon at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. A viewing will be held from 1000 until 1130am at Larkin Mortuary (260 E South Temple).

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    Send my love prayers for healing from our loss love you with all my heart ❤ wish I could be there.

    - Sue jaime

    Darlene and I send our condolences to the Lucas Family. Darlene's Uncle Vance will always be in her heart and thoughts. God Bless you, Uncle Vance, and say hi to Aunt Erma and Mom


    My sincerest condolences go out to the Lucas family in their time of sorrow and loss.

    Uncle Vance was an upstanding and caring father and friend who was always ready with a helping hand and good advice.

    He will be missed.

    - Frank Candelaria