Demetrius Cortez Lucas, age 30 of Alton, departed this life at 11:01 p.m. Wednesday February 5, 2014. He was born October 13, 1983 to the union of Cardill and Cynthia Butler and Darron and Angela Everage in Alton. He attended Alton School District. He worked at Pasta House and Armarilla Texas. Demetrius enjoyed fishing with his dad Cardill. He loved spending time with his kids and family. Demetrius is survived by his wife Trinecia (Jones) Lucas of Madison,IL; 2 sons, Demetruis Lucas Jr. and Daeron Lucas, one daughter Ahmaya Shaw all of Alton, 6 sisters, Andrea Lucas, of Cottage Hills,IL; Cory Butler, of Las Vegas, NV; Florine Munos of Las Vegas, NV; Keonna Little of South Bend, IN; Champane Holmes of Springfield, IL; and Brittany Willis of Alton; 4 brothers, James (Scotty) Stampley Jr., Donald Mason-El, Cecil (Kenny) Holiday Sr., and Darron Everage Jr. all of Alton; grandparents, Willie Mae (Lucas) Lacy, Geraldine Everage and Clemon Anderson all of Alton; very special friends Curstan Stiff of St. Louis, MO; and Greg Greer of Alton; a special great aunt Charlotte Watkins of Milwaukee WI; 4 special cousins Alphonso Fletcher Jr., Marcus Covington, Jaramya Kiaser and Michelle Newberry all of Alton; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by one sister Nigia Everage, one great-great-grandmother Colla Mae Lucas, 2 great aunts, Charlene Cox and Ernestine Lucas.
Visitation Monday from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. at Tabernacle Baptist Church.
Rev. John W. Buford will officiate
Burial Upper Alton Cemetery
Cathy M. Williams & Sons Funeral Home in Alton in charge of arrangements