April 2, 1982-Aug. 8, 2019
Justin LeRoy Lucas was born April 2, 1982 in Malta, MT, to Charles and Ann (Johannesen) Lucas. He died August 8, 2019, in northern Phillips County, MT.
He began school in Malta and graduated from Whitehall High School, in 2000. He attended Helena College of Technology, graduating in 2002, receiving degrees in Diesel Mechanics and Automotive Technology. He began working at Triangle Pipeline Company in 2003, buying the company with his uncles in 2005.
In 2014, he began dating Mindy. They enjoyed hiking, camping, making memories, and going on new adventures together. They welcomed their daughter in 2017; she was the light of his life. He relished being a father and cherished every moment with her. Justin enjoyed working on Cobblestone Ranch, being with family and friends, being a father to his daughter and a partner to Mindy. He was always willing to lend a helping hand. He was a great father, son, brother, nephew, and friend.
He is survived by the love of his life, Mindy Perdue, and beloved daughter Justice, both of Whitewater, MT; father, Charles Lucas of Whitehall, MT; brothers, Jason Lucas of Mooresville, IN, and James Lucas of Billings, MT; sister, Kaylyn Lucas of Montana; nephew, Orion Lucas and niece, Aurora Lucas, both of Mooresville, IN; grandfather, Iver Johannesen of Loring, MT, and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ann Lucas of Whitehall, MT; grandparents, LeRoy and Grace Lucas of Malta, MT; grandmother, Mavis Johannesen of Loring, MT; uncle Paul Johannesen of Loring, MT; and great-grandma Addy Ellsworth of Loring, MT.
His memorial service will Saturday, August 17, at 2 p.m. in Loring, MT. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Loring Volunteer Fire or Loring Hall, in care of Kenny Clark, Box 315, Loring, MT 59537.