Died Wednesday March 14, 2018 in Detroit, MI. Ron was born June 29, 1941 in Kalamazoo, Michigan the son of Ralph and Winifred (Fisk) Lucas. During the Vietnam Era he served honorably with the U.S. Army. He was employed as a golf course superintendent for Sauganash Country Club and Island Hills Golf Course before retiring from St. Clair Shores Country Club. Ron enjoyed golfing, skiing, walking, and being in the forest. Ron was preceded in death by his parents; and a daughter, Lauren Elizabeth Lucas. On June 10, 1978, he was united in marriage to P.J (Patricia Justice) Lucas who survives. Also surviving are 3 children, Justin Lucas of St. Clair Shores, MI, Lindsey Lucas of Hamtramck, MI, and Doug Stone of Kalamazoo, MI; 4 grandchildren, Victor, Layla, Justin, and Taylor; 2 brothers, David (Shelley) Lucas of Jackson, WY, and Randy (Jill) Lucas of Saline, MI; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held 1 o'clock Sunday, April 15th at the Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Westside Chapel, 3926 South 9th St. Friends may meet the family one hour prior to the service. Private burial will take place at a later date. In lieu of memorial donations, the family requests that Ron's memory be honored by planting a tree. Please visit Ron's personalized webpage for directions, online guestbook, or to leave a condolence. www.langelands.com.