Fairport- Benjamin Hurford Lucas , 71 of Fairport passed away on Tuesday, October 18,
2022 at Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Batavia, New York.
Mr. Lucas was born Saturday, July 14th, 1951 in Wichita Falls, Texas a son of the late Richard
A. Lucas and Edith M. (Lewin) Lucas. He spent his formative years moving from Texas, to
England, and finally settling down and graduating from high school in Bloomfield, NY. Benjamin
obtained his Bachelors in Computer Science from SUNY Brockport and worked for CCI and
Nortel Networks until retirement.
Benjamin was a charismatic man who enjoyed making friends, telling terrible jokes, and
spending time with the people he loved. He was active in his son's lives as a cub scout leader,
little league coach, taking them on annual vacations to Florida, and summer camping trips to
He is survived by his four sons Richard A. Lucas II, Jordan W. Lucas, Christopher A. (Michell)
Lucas, Andrew J. Lucas, their mother Lois O’Brien, and his sister Judy.
In death Benjamin is reunited with his parents Richard A. Lucas and Edith M. (Lewin) Lucas;
siblings Eddie, Inez, and Debbie.
As per Benjamin's request there will be no calling hours or funeral service. A celebration of life
will be held at the family's convenience.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a mental health advocacy organization of your
Arrangements are under the care and direction of H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia.
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