Ronald Cage "Butch" Lucas, 73, of Paducah, formerly of Benton, went home to his holy father on Monday, March 13, 2017.
Mr. Lucas was of the Methodist faith and a founding member of the first Humane Society in Marshall County.
He is survived by his partner of 52 years, Charles Gillian; his niece, Lisa Wells; and nephew, Lucky Noles, all of Paducah.
Mr. Lucas was preceded in death by his parents, Homer and Molene Lucas; and two sisters, Betty Coleman and Hannah Noles.
There will be a memorial service at a later date. Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home and Crematory in Benton is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may take the form of donations to the Marshall County Humane Society, 6301 U.S. 68, Benton, KY 42025; or the Marshall County School for Exceptional Children, 198 Old Symsonia Road, Benton, KY 42025.