Lucas, Lonzo Jr. of Barrie Formerly of Los Angeles, California
Lonzo Lucas Jr. passed suddenly on December 16th, 2014 at the age of 46 in Barrie, Ontario. He was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, then moved to Georgia after his kidney transplant in 2004. His desire to travel took him to South Korea in 2009 to teach English. While in Korea, he met his soulmate, Karen, and he moved to Canada in 2010 to be with her. Lonzo earned his Bachelor of Education from Lakehead University. He was an educator, adventurer, traveller, musician, author, and exceptionally talented painter and sculptor. He was actively involved in the Barrie Art Club and a past volunteer at Wye Marsh. Lonzo’s love of life and positive energy influenced everyone he met. Beloved husband of Karen Whytock (Barrie); son of Lonzo Sr. and Margaret Lucas (California); son-in-law of Jim and Joan Whytock (Teeswater). Lovingly remembered by Ken, Suzanne and Tristan Whytock (Drumbo); Bruce, Carla, Sara, Rachel, Mya and Celeste Whytock (Grimsby), and well as many relatives and friends in Canada and the U.S.A. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Lonzo’s life will be held on Saturday January 3rd, 2015 at 1:30pm at the Teeswater United Church, Teeswater, Ontario.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Canadian Kidney foundation. Online messages of condolences may be left at marshallwdrivercremationandburialservice.ca